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

8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
strange, strangeness, curiosity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奇 【キ】 strange, unconventional, eccentric, novel, odd, odd number
  • 奇異 【キイ】 odd, strange, queer, peculiar
  • 物好き 【モノズキ】 (idle) curiosity, fancifulness, whimsy, (having) strange tastes
  • 怪奇 【カイキ】 bizarre, strange, weird, mysterious, grotesque

Kun reading compounds

  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しくも 【くしくも】 strangely, oddly, miraculously, mysteriously

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2, ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • extraño
  • raro
  • sospechoso

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • estranheza
  • curiousidade

French

  • étrange
  • étrangeté
  • curieux (bizarre)
1123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1189 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1048 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1409 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5892 Morohashi
2217 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1150 New Nelson (John Haig)
126 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1160 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1449 2001 Kanji
3d5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3-5-3 SKIP code
4062.1 Four corner code
1-20-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5947 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code