Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
dog
Kun:
いぬいぬ-
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
1326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 犬歯 【ケンシ】 eyetooth, cuspid, canine (tooth), dogtooth
  • 犬猿の仲 【ケンエンノナカ】 loggerheads, like cats and dogs, relationship of dogs and monkeys
  • 柴犬 【シバイヌ】 shiba (Japanese breed of dog), shiba inu, brushwood dog
  • ポメラニア犬 【ポメラニアケン】 Pomeranian (dog)

Kun reading compounds

  • 犬 【いぬ】 dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris), snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.), loser, asshole, counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
  • 犬嫌い 【いぬぎらい】 dog hater, dog hating
  • 野良犬 【のらいぬ】 stray dog
  • 柴犬 【しばいぬ】 shiba (Japanese breed of dog), shiba inu, brushwood dog

Readings

Chinese:
quan3, quan2
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • perro

Portuguese

  • Cão

French

  • chien
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
73 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
17 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
578 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
216 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
107 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
280 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
319 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1295 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2912 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
243 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20234 Morohashi
3464 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3553 New Nelson (John Haig)
238 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
253 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
3g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
4303.0 Four corner code
24-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ac Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cat
Kun:
ねこ
On:
ビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 猫額 【ビョウガク】 (as small as a) cat's forehead
  • 猫額大 【ビョウガクダイ】 tiny
  • 怪猫 【カイビョウ】 monster cat, cat with magical powers
  • 霊猫 【レイビョウ】 civet cat

Kun reading compounds

  • 猫 【ねこ】 cat, shamisen, geisha, wheelbarrow, clay bed-warmer, bottom, submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
  • 猫 【ねこま】 cat
  • 野良猫 【のらねこ】 stray cat, alley cat
  • 山猫 【やまねこ】 wildcat (Felis silvestris)

Readings

Chinese:
mao1, mao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • gato

Portuguese

  • Gato

French

  • chat
1742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1763 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1304 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1567 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1304 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20535X Morohashi
535 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3586 New Nelson (John Haig)
244 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
259 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2976 2001 Kanji
3g8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4426.0 Four corner code
39-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
732b Unicode hex code