Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
old woman, grandma, wet nurse
Kun:
ばばばあ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2435 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 婆 【ババ】 old woman, joker (card), hag, bitch
  • 婆さん 【バアサン】 grandmother, old woman, female senior citizen
  • 塔婆 【トウバ】 stupa, pagoda, wooden grave tablet
  • 卒都婆 【ソトバ】 stupa, dagoba, wooden grave tablet

Kun reading compounds

  • 婆 【ばば】 old woman, joker (card), hag, bitch
  • 婆婆鰈 【ばばがれい】 slime flounder (Microstomus achne)
  • 祖父祖母 【じじばば】 old people, grandparents
  • 遣り手婆 【やりてばば】 brothel madam
  • 婆さん 【ばあさん】 grandmother, old woman, female senior citizen
  • 婆や 【ばあや】 wet nurse, old housekeeper
  • 糞婆 【くそばばあ】 old woman, old bat
  • 鬼婆 【おにばば】 hag, witch, bitch, penurious or spiteful old woman, termagant, virago

Readings

Chinese:
po2
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • anciana
  • abuela

Portuguese

  • senhora
  • avó
  • ama de leite

French

  • vieille femme
  • grand-mère
  • nourrice
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804 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
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