Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
feminine, female
Kun:
め-めすめん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1951 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 雌黄 【シオウ】 orpiment, gamboge, falsification, alteration

Kun reading compounds

  • 雌 【めす】 female (animal)
  • メス犬 【メスいぬ】 bitch, female dog
  • 雌鳥 【めんどり】 female bird, hen

Readings

Chinese:
ci2, ci1
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hembra
  • femenino

Portuguese

  • feminino
  • fêmea

French

  • femelle
1323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2435 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1586 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1886 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1388 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1639 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1854 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1337 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41998X Morohashi
1055 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6506 New Nelson (John Haig)
563 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
605 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1741 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
8c6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1-5-8 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
1-3-10 SKIP code
2011.4 Four corner code
27-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96cc Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence
Kun:
お-おすおん
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雄弁 【ユウベン】 oratory, eloquence
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 両雄 【リョウユウ】 two great men (rivals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal)
  • 雄猿 【おすざる】 male monkey
  • 雄鶏 【おんどり】 cock, rooster, chanticleer
  • 牡馬 【ぼば】 male horse

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たけ、 つよし、 ゆ、 よう
Chinese:
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • bravo
  • valiente
  • masculino
  • varón

Portuguese

  • masculino
  • másculo
  • herói
  • líder
  • superioridade
  • excelência

French

  • mâle
  • masculin
  • héros
  • chef
  • supériorité
  • excellence
1869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5030 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1476 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1637 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1852 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41972 Morohashi
1008 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6499 New Nelson (John Haig)
743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1475 2001 Kanji
8c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4001.4 Four corner code
45-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
uncommon, different, queerness, strangeness, wonderful, curious, unusual
Kun:
ことこと.なる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
631 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 異 【イ】 difference (of opinion), strange, odd, unusual, different
  • 異常 【イジョウ】 strangeness, abnormality, disorder
  • 特異 【トクイ】 unique, peculiar, singular
  • 奇異 【キイ】 odd, strange, queer, peculiar

Kun reading compounds

  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異な 【けな】 exceptional, praiseworthy, laudable

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • inusual
  • diferente

Portuguese

  • incomum
  • esquisito
  • estranho
  • raro
  • curioso
  • maravilhoso

French

  • inhabituel
  • bizarrerie
  • étrangeté
  • surprenant
  • curieux
  • extraordinaire
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
707 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3008 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1106 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1342 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21854 Morohashi
2584 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3757 New Nelson (John Haig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1936 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
918 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
16-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7570 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
stocks, stump, shares, stock, counter for small plants
Kun:
かぶ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
432 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 株 【シュ】 stump, counter for trees
  • 雌雄異株 【シユウイシュ】 dioecy, dioecism
  • 雌雄同株 【シユウドウシュ】 monoecy, monoecism

Kun reading compounds

  • 株 【かぶ】 stock, share, stump, root, rootstock, strain (of bacteria, etc.), tradeable rank, goodwill, one's forte
  • 株 【かぶた】 stump, useless item
  • 新株 【しんかぶ】 new stocks or shares
  • 仕手株 【してかぶ】 speculative stock

Readings

Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • tocón
  • raíz
  • acciones de bolsa

Portuguese

  • Tora
  • tronco
  • sufixo para contagem de para pequenas plantas

French

  • action boursière
  • titre
  • souche (arbre)
  • compteur de petites plantes
749 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
839 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
824 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
242 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2257 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
731 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1429 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1098 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
741 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
754 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
973 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1090 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
227 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14723 Morohashi
935 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2665 New Nelson (John Haig)
222 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
236 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
896 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4599.0 Four corner code
19-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
682a Unicode hex code