Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
round, full (month), perfection, -ship, pills, make round, roll up, curl up, seduce, explain away
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
542 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丸 【ガン】 fishball, meatball, pill
  • 丸剤 【ガンザイ】 pill
  • 一丸 【イチガン】 one lump, one body, one group
  • 雷丸 【ライガン】 raigan (Omphalia lapidescens), parasitic fungus which grows on bamboo, used in Chinese medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 丸 【まる】 circle, entirety, whole, full, complete, money, dough, moola, enclosure inside a castle's walls, soft-shelled turtle, suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 本丸 【ほんまる】 inner citadel, core, center, centre, focus, crux
  • 鳳凰丸 【ほうおうまる】 Hōō Maru (Western-style Japanese frigate, launched in 1853)
  • 丸める 【まるめる】 to make round, to roll up, to curl up, to seduce, to cajole, to explain away, to round off (a fraction), to lump together
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 丸石 【まるいし】 boulder, cobble

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 わ、 わに
Chinese:
wan2
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • redondo
  • circular
  • círculo
  • redondear

Portuguese

  • arredondar
  • cheio
  • mês
  • perfeição
  • -nave
  • pílulas
  • espiral para cima
  • seduzir

French

  • rond
  • arrondir
  • entier (mois)
  • pilule
  • perfection
  • suffixe des bateaux
  • se pelotonner
  • se rouler en boule
  • séduire
  • justifier
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
830 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
567 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
155 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
922 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
288 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
40 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
644 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
591 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
17 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4225 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2134 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2883 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
44 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
94 Morohashi
3417 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
34 New Nelson (John Haig)
44 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
44 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1657 2001 Kanji
0a3.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
5001.7 Four corner code
1-20-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e38 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
875 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尾 【ビ】 Chinese "Tail" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for fish, shrimp, etc.
  • 尾行 【ビコウ】 shadow, tail, following
  • 最後尾 【サイコウビ】 end (e.g. of a line), tail end, rear, backmost part
  • 交尾 【コウビ】 copulation (in animals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 尾 【お】 tail (animal, kite, comet, etc.), tail end, slope at the foot of a mountain
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge
  • 虎の尾 【とらのお】 tiger's tail, gooseneck loosestrife (species of flowering plant, Lysimachia clethroides), Asplenium incisum (species of spleenwort)
  • 岡虎の尾 【おかとらのお】 gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides)

Readings

Chinese:
wei3, yi3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • cola
  • final
  • parte trasera
  • contador de peces

Portuguese

  • rabo
  • fim
  • sufixo para contagem de p/ peixes
  • fundo de uma rampa

French

  • queue
  • bout
  • compteur de poissons
  • bas de pente (montagne)
1734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
675 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1005 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
505 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1934 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7650 Morohashi
3062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1915 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2064 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
1-40-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
rain
Kun:
あめあま--さめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
950 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 雨季 【ウキ】 rainy season
  • 集中豪雨 【シュウチュウゴウウ】 local downpour, severe rain fall
  • 時雨 【シグレ】 rain shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter, seasonable rain

Kun reading compounds

  • 雨 【あめ】 rain, rainy day, rainy weather, the November suit (in hanafuda)
  • 雨降り 【あめふり】 rainfall, rainy weather, rainy, wet
  • 五月雨 【さみだれ】 early-summer rain
  • 黒い雨 【くろいあめ】 heavily polluted, radioactive rain sometimes following an atmospheric nuclear explosion (esp. that of Hiroshima)

Readings

Chinese:
yu3, yu4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • lluvia

Portuguese

  • chuva

French

  • pluie
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
3 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
114 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
97 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
759 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
30 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1858 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
429 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42210 Morohashi
3561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6518 New Nelson (John Haig)
422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
451 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-17-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e8 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
umbrella
Kun:
かさ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1694 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 傘下 【サンカ】 affiliated with, under jurisdiction of, under the umbrella
  • 傘形器官 【サンケイキカン】 bot umbraculum
  • 落下傘 【ラッカサン】 parachute
  • 開傘 【カイサン】 opening of a parachute

Kun reading compounds

  • 傘 【かさ】 umbrella, parasol, something shaped like an umbrella or a conical hat, shade (of a lamp), mushroom cap, pileus
  • 笠貝 【かさがい】 limpet (esp. species Cellana mazatlandica)
  • 核の傘 【かくのかさ】 nuclear umbrella
  • から傘 【からかさ】 paper umbrella, bamboo-and-paper umbrella parasol

Readings

Chinese:
san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • paraguas
  • parasol
  • toldo

Portuguese

  • guarda-chuva

French

  • parapluie
1310 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1064 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1702 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1655 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
53 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2640 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
966 Morohashi
2131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
283 New Nelson (John Haig)
1026 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1505 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
2a10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8040.8 Four corner code
1-27-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5098 Unicode hex code