Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
tiger, drunkard
Kun:
とら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1653 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虎列剌 【コレラ】 cholera
  • 虎視眈々 【コシタンタン】 (watching) vigilantly for an opportunity to prey upon, with an eagle eye
  • 猛虎 【モウコ】 fierce tiger, ferocious tiger, Hanshin Tigers (baseball team)
  • 竜虎 【リュウコ】 dragon and tiger, two mighty rivals

Kun reading compounds

  • 虎 【とら】 tiger (Panthera tigris), drunkard, drunk, sot
  • 虎葦毛 【とらあしげ】 dapple gray (horse coat color), dapple grey
  • 張り子の虎 【はりこのとら】 paper tiger
  • スマトラ虎 【スマトラとら】 Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae)

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ
Chinese:
hu3
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • tigre

Portuguese

French

  • tigre
  • ivrogne
1558 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4105 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2234 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3981 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32675 Morohashi
3212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5265 New Nelson (John Haig)
1990 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 2001 Kanji
2m6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-6-2 SKIP code
2121.7 Four corner code
2121.1 Four corner code
24-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
864e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 椰子 【ヤシ】 palm tree (any tree of family Arecaceae)
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used for signature)
  • 雨後の筍 【うごのたけのこ】 similar things turning up one after another, bamboo shoots after rain
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code