Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
orders, laws, command, decree, good
On:
レイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
804 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 令 【レイ】 command, order, dictation, nth year in the Reiwa era (May 1, 2019-)
  • 令状 【レイジョウ】 warrant, summons, written order
  • 号令 【ゴウレイ】 order (esp. to a number of people), command, ritual of bowing at start and end of school class
  • 政令 【セイレイ】 government ordinance, cabinet order

Readings

Japanese names:
のり、 りょう、 れ
Chinese:
ling4, ling2, ling3
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • órdenes
  • leyes

Portuguese

  • pedidos
  • leis antigas
  • comando
  • decreto

French

  • ordre
  • anciennes lois
  • décret
736 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
633 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
603 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
668 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
496 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
303 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
155 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
831 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
850 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
998 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
46 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1725 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1413 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
387 Morohashi
1995 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
121 New Nelson (John Haig)
1401 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1503 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
460 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a3.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
8030.7 Four corner code
8022.7 Four corner code
1-46-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
grandchild, descendants
Kun:
まご
On:
ソン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1388 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 孫 【ソン】 descendant (usu. of a certain generation), lineage, pedigree, grandchild
  • 孫子 【ソンシ】 Sun Tzu (Chinese military strategist, 544?-496 BCE), The Art of War (military text by Sun Tzu, 512 BC), Sun Bin Bing Fa (military text by Sun Bin)
  • 愛孫 【アイソン】 one's beloved grandchild
  • 外孫 【ガイソン】 grandchild from a daughter married into another family

Kun reading compounds

  • 孫 【まご】 grandchild
  • 孫子 【まごこ】 children and grandchildren, posterity, descendants
  • 初孫 【ういまご】 first grandchild
  • 内孫 【ないそん】 child of one's heir

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
sun1
Korean:
son

Spanish

  • nieto
  • descendientes

Portuguese

  • neto
  • descendentes

French

  • petits-enfants
  • descendants
458 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
565 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
538 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1356 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
644 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
457 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
910 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
932 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
448 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
463 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
492 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
370 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1405 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6987 Morohashi
410 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1296 New Nelson (John Haig)
1393 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1494 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
551 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3541 2001 Kanji
2c7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
1-2-7 SKIP code
1249.3 Four corner code
1-34-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b6b Unicode hex code