Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
heavens, sky, imperial
Kun:
あまつあめあま-
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
512 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 天 【テン】 sky, heaven, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism)
  • 天気 【テンキ】 weather, the elements, fair weather, fine weather
  • 有頂天 【ウチョウテン】 ecstasy
  • 炎天 【エンテン】 blazing heat, scorching sun

Kun reading compounds

  • 天津 【あまつ】 heavenly, imperial
  • 天津乙女 【あまつおとめ】 celestial maiden
  • 天 【てん】 sky, heaven, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism)
  • 天地 【てんち】 heaven and earth, the universe, nature, top and bottom, realm, sphere, world, top and bottom, gods of heaven and earth

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あも、 た、 たかし、 て、 なま
Chinese:
tian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • paraíso
  • cielo
  • imperial

Portuguese

  • paraíso
  • ceú
  • imperiais

French

  • cieux
  • ciel
  • impérial
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
58 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
364 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
16 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
78 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
93 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4250 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2148 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5833 Morohashi
3442 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 New Nelson (John Haig)
428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
34 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3163 2001 Kanji
0a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1043.0 Four corner code
37-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5929 Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 狗子仏性 【クシブッショウ】 "Does a dog have Buddha nature?" (classic Zen koan)
  • 狗肉 【クニク】 dog meat, dog flesh
  • 走狗 【ソウク】 hound, hunting dog, running dog, dupe, tool of another person, cat's-paw
  • 狡兎良狗 【コウトリョウク】 When the enemy is defeated, the victorious soldiers can be killed off

Kun reading compounds

  • 犬 【いぬ】 dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris), snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.), loser, asshole, counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
  • 犬鷲 【いぬわし】 golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
  • 喪家の狗 【そうかのいぬ】 feeling lost like a stray dog

Readings

Chinese:
gou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2875 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
566 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
405 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20345 Morohashi
345 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3565 New Nelson (John Haig)
2341 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2430 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3g5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4722.0 Four corner code
22-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72d7 Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 蝙蝠 【コウモリ】 bat (Chiroptera spp.), umbrella, opportunist, turncoat

Kun reading compounds

  • 蝙蝠 【こうもり】 bat (Chiroptera spp.), umbrella, opportunist, turncoat
  • 蝙蝠蛾 【こうもりが】 swift moth (Hepialidae spp., esp. Endoclita excrescens)

Readings

Chinese:
bian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4168 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33271X Morohashi
5360 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
5312.7 Four corner code
73-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8759 Unicode hex code

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Readings

Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4163 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33288 Morohashi
5353 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
5116.6 Four corner code
73-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8760 Unicode hex code