Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
Africa, flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess
Kun:
おもね.るくま
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1126 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 阿弗利加 【アフリカ】 Africa
  • 阿呆 【アホウ】 fool, simpleton, idiot
  • 南阿 【ナンア】 South Africa
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Holland, The Netherlands
  • おたふく風邪 【オタフクカゼ】 mumps, epidemic parotitis

Kun reading compounds

  • 阿る 【おもねる】 to flatter, to play up to, to fawn on, to pander to, to cater to
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, a shadow, a shade

Readings

Japanese names:
ほとり、 あず、 あわ、 おか、 きた、 な
Chinese:
a1, e1, a5, a2, a4
Korean:
a, og

Spanish

  • A fonética
  • África
  • meandro
  • adular
  • halagar

Portuguese

French

  • flatter
  • flagorner
  • Afrique
  • coin
  • recoin
1515 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4985 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2258 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41599 Morohashi
346 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6435 New Nelson (John Haig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2d5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
7122.0 Four corner code
16-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
963f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 呆ける 【ボケル】 to grow senile, to be childish with age, to be mentally slow, to be befuddled, to play stupid, to say something stupid (oft. on purpose; esp. as part of a comedic routine), to become engrossed (in something)
  • 痴呆 【チホウ】 dementia
  • 踊る阿呆に見る阿呆 【オドルアホウニミルアホウ】 dancing fool, watching fool, you're a fool if you dance, and a fool if you just look on, all fools, so let's all dance

Kun reading compounds

  • 呆ける 【ぼける】 to grow senile, to be childish with age, to be mentally slow, to be befuddled, to play stupid, to say something stupid (oft. on purpose; esp. as part of a comedic routine), to become engrossed (in something)
  • 呆れる 【あきれる】 to be amazed, to be shocked, to be astonished, to be astounded, to be disgusted, to be exasperated

Readings

Chinese:
dai1, ai2
Korean:
mae, bo

Spanish

  • perplejidad
  • conmoción
  • estar perplejo
  • estar conmocionado

Portuguese

French

896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2712 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3395 Morohashi
738 New Nelson (John Haig)
2181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2297 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
6090.4 Four corner code
42-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5446 Unicode hex code