Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 男性 【ダンセイ】 man, male, masculine gender
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 youth, young man
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 喪男 【モオトコ】 unpopular man, man who isn't well-liked by women
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, male child, baby boy
  • 雨男 【あめおとこ】 man whose presence seems to cause rain
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 雄 【お】 male, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 丈夫 【じょうふ】 hero, manly person, warrior
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character, personality, disposition, nature
  • 適性 【テキセイ】 aptitude, aptness, suitability
  • 毒性 【ドクセイ】 toxicity, virulence, toxic, virulent, poisonous
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 素性 【スジョウ】 birth, lineage, parentage, origin, identity, background, history, past, provenance, origin
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention
  • 女の性 【おんなのさが】 the ways of women

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code