Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
call, call out to, invite
Kun:
よ.ぶ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
498 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呼吸機能 【コキュウキノウ】 respiratory function
  • 呼吸器疾患 【コキュウキシッカン】 respiratory illness
  • 連呼 【レンコ】 calling repeatedly
  • 点呼 【テンコ】 roll-call, muster

Kun reading compounds

  • 呼ぶ 【よぶ】 to call out (to), to call, to invoke, to summon (a doctor, etc.), to invite, to designate, to name, to brand, to garner (support, etc.), to gather, to take as one's wife
  • 呼子鳥 【よぶこどり】 calling bird (esp. a cuckoo)

Readings

Japanese names:
よぶ
Chinese:
hu1
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • llamar
  • aspirar

Portuguese

  • chamada
  • chamar para
  • convidar

French

  • appeler
  • inviter
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1254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
324 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
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273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 New Nelson (John Haig)
1485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1597 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
862 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3747 2001 Kanji
3d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6204.9 Four corner code
24-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547c Unicode hex code