Kana: ショウ、き.える、け.す
Romaji: shō, ki.eru,


extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  85
Frequency:  345
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-3-7
Korean Reading:  so
Chinese Reading:  xiao1
Unicode:  6d88
JIS:  3E43


Halpern Index: 443
Nelson Index: 2574
New Nelson Index: 3158
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3a7.16
Four Corner Index: 3912.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 316
Gakken Index: 336
Daikanwanjiten Index: 17529P
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Remembering the kanji Index: 144
Kanji Way Index: 458
Kanji Flashcards Index: 686
Kodansha Compact Index: 1194
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 332
Kanji in Context Index: 219
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 327
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 402
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 146
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 155
Essential Kanji Index: 612
Kodansha Kanji Index: 531
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 346
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 429
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 357


消滅 (しょうめつ)
extinction; extinguishment; disappearance; vanishing; termination; lapse; annihilation
消防 (しょうぼう)
fire fighting; fire department
解消 (かいしょう)
cancellation; liquidation; resolution; reduction (e.g. of stress)
消防署 (しょうぼうしょ)
fire station
消失 (しょうしつ、そうしつ)
die out; disappear; vanish
消費 (しょうひ)
consumption; expenditure
消える (きえる)
to go out; to vanish; to disappear
消す (けす)
to erase; to delete; to cross out; to turn off power; to extinguish; to put out; to bump off
消化 (しょうか)
digestion; thorough understanding; selling accumulated (excess) products; dealing with a large amount of work; losing one's form and turning into something else
消息 (しょうそく、しょうそこ)
news (from somebody); letter; contact; (somebody's) whereabouts; (somebody's) movements
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