Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
sparrow
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雀躍 【ジャクヤク】 leaping for joy, exultation
  • 雀羅 【ジャクラ】 sparrow net
  • 黄雀 【コウジャク】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus)
  • インド孔雀 【インドクジャク】 Indian peafowl, common peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
  • 雀鬼 【ジャンキ】 skilled mahjong player
  • 雀球 【ジャンキュウ】 jankyu, combination of Japanese pinball and mahjong

Kun reading compounds

  • 雀 【すずめ】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus), talkative person, knowledgeable person
  • 雀色 【すずめいろ】 light, reddish brown
  • 入内雀 【にゅうないすずめ】 russet sparrow (Passer rutilans), cinnamon sparrow
  • 家雀 【いえすずめ】 house sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Readings

Japanese names:
ざく
Chinese:
que4, qiao1, qiao3
Korean:
jag

Spanish

  • gorrión

Portuguese

French

233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1530 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41954 Morohashi
2469 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6496 New Nelson (John Haig)
2878 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 2001 Kanji
8c3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
4-11-2 SKIP code
3-4-7 SKIP code
9021.4 Four corner code
31-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c0 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
tears, sympathy
Kun:
なみだ
On:
ルイレイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1381 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 涙腺 【ルイセン】 tear gland, lacrimal gland
  • 涙液 【ルイエキ】 lacrimal fluid, tears
  • 催涙 【サイルイ】 lacrimator, dacryagogue, tear-inducing agent
  • 感涙 【カンルイ】 tears (from being deeply moved), tears of gratitude

Kun reading compounds

  • 涙 【なみだ】 tear, tears, lachrymal secretion, sympathy
  • 涙ぐましい 【なみだぐましい】 touching, moving, painful
  • 雀の涙 【すずめのなみだ】 drop in the bucket, very small quantity, chicken feed, insignificant amount, sparrow tears
  • 悔し涙 【くやしなみだ】 tears of regret, bitter tears, vexation, chagrin

Readings

Chinese:
lei4
Korean:
ru

Spanish

  • lágrima
  • compasión
  • consolación

Portuguese

  • lágrimas
  • simpatia

French

  • larme
  • compassion
1916 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1360 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2569 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1200 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
687 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1062 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1239 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1305 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1081 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1201 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
399 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1091 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17573P Morohashi
440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3154 New Nelson (John Haig)
1082 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1361 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
363 2001 Kanji
3a7.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3313.4 Four corner code
46-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d99 Unicode hex code