Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
hollyhock
Kun:
あおい
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 葵花 【キカ】 sunflower
  • 戎葵 【ジュウキ】 hollyhock
  • 黄蜀葵 【トロロアオイ】 sunset hibiscus (Hibiscus manihot)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葵 【あおい】 mallow (any plant of family Malvaceae), Asarum caulescens (species of wild ginger), hollyhock
  • 葵貝 【あおいがい】 eggcase (shell) of the greater argonaut, greater argonaut (species of paper nautilus, Argonauta argo)
  • 布袋葵 【ほていあおい】 Eichornia crassipes, water hyacinth
  • 天竺葵 【てんじくあおい】 geranium

Readings

Japanese names:
まもる、 け
Chinese:
kui2
Korean:
gyu

Spanish

  • malva real
  • malva loca

Portuguese

French

3990 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2222 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2906 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2018 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31458X Morohashi
2317 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5120 New Nelson (John Haig)
2391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2472 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
4443.0 Four corner code
16-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8475 Unicode hex code