Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
accidentally, even number, couple, man & wife, same kind
Kun:
たま
On:
グウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偶 【グウ】 even number, even, spouse, mate
  • 偶然 【グウゼン】 coincidence, chance, accident, fortuity, by chance, unexpectedly, accidentally, contingency
  • 土偶 【ドグウ】 earthen figure, clay figure, dogū, clay figurines from the late Jōmon period
  • 配偶 【ハイグウ】 combination, spouse, husband or wife, partner, married couple, husband and wife

Kun reading compounds

  • 偶 【たま】 occasional, infrequent, rare
  • 偶々 【たまたま】 occasionally, once in a while, seldom, casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ou3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • número par
  • accidental
  • casual
  • pareja

Portuguese

  • acidentalmente
  • número par
  • par
  • casal
  • mesma espécie

French

  • par hasard
  • nombre pair
  • couple
  • homme et femme
  • même espèce
1185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1112 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
331 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1639 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1240 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
117 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
899X Morohashi
132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
274 New Nelson (John Haig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1409 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
2622.7 Four corner code
1-22-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5076 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
versify, singing, recital
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1956 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吟 【ギン】 recitation (of a poem), chanting, singing, composition (of a poem), composed poem, classical Chinese poetry form, stress of sound in noh song
  • 吟味 【ギンミ】 close examination, careful investigation, close inspection, careful selection, inquiry, enquiry, scrutiny, testing, investigation of a crime, inquiry into someone's guilt, winner (of the most rounds, i.e. a full game), reciting and appreciating traditional poetry
  • 愛吟 【アイギン】 favourite poem or song, favorite poem or song, lover of poetry and song
  • 詠吟 【エイギン】 reciting poetry

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin2
Korean:
um

Spanish

  • tararear
  • canturrear
  • gemir
  • quejarse

Portuguese

  • declamar
  • cantar
  • recital

French

  • versifier
  • réciter
  • récital
  • chant
1182 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1805 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
898 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1043 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
369 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1904 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
299 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1603 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3330 Morohashi
230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
740 New Nelson (John Haig)
1589 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1714 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1104 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3760 2001 Kanji
3d4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
6802.7 Four corner code
1-22-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
541f Unicode hex code