Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
elder brother, big brother
Kun:
あに
On:
ケイキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1219 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 兄 【ケイ】 you, Mr, Mister, older brother, elder brother
  • 兄弟 【キョウダイ】 siblings, brothers and sisters, brothers, siblings-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, mate, friend
  • 実兄 【ジッケイ】 biological older brother
  • 父兄 【フケイ】 guardians, parents, father and older brother
  • 兄弟 【キョウダイ】 siblings, brothers and sisters, brothers, siblings-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, mate, friend
  • 兄姉 【ケイシ】 brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 兄 【あに】 older brother, elder brother
  • 兄貴 【あにき】 elder brother, one's senior, older man, man older than oneself
  • 中の兄 【なかのあに】 middle brother
  • 義理の兄 【ぎりのあに】 one's brother-in-law, stepbrother (elder)

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 せ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiong1
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • hermano mayor

Portuguese

  • irmão mais velho
  • irmão maior

French

  • frère aîné
  • grand frère
199 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
114 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
267 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1049 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
875 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
234 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
122 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
181 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
406 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
410 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
75 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
142 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1362 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1848 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
104 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1343 Morohashi
2154 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 New Nelson (John Haig)
103 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
107 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
106 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3757 2001 Kanji
3d2.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
1-23-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5144 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
younger sister
Kun:
いもうと
On:
マイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 妹君 【イモウトギミ】 (younger) sister
  • 義妹 【ギマイ】 sister-in-law (spouse's younger sister or younger brother's wife), younger stepsister, younger adopted sister, non-blood-related younger sister
  • 弟妹 【テイマイ】 younger brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 妹 【いもうと】 younger sister
  • 妹君 【いもうとぎみ】 (younger) sister

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 せ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei4
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • hermana menor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais jovem

French

  • soeur cadette
319 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
207 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1204 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
427 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
153 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
848 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
408 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
441 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6138 Morohashi
278 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1199 New Nelson (John Haig)
220 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
234 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4549.0 Four corner code
1-43-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59b9 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
noisy, boisterous
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2249 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 喧嘩 【ケンカ】 quarrel, brawl, fight, squabble, scuffle, argument
  • 喧騒 【ケンソウ】 tumult, great noise, clatter, hustle and bustle

Kun reading compounds

  • 喧しい 【やかましい】 noisy, loud, clamorous, boisterous, much talked of, much-discussed, vexed, strict, severe, stern, particular, fussy, fastidious, fault-finding, carping
  • 姦しい 【かしましい】 noisy, boisterous

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xuan1
Korean:
hweon

Spanish

  • ruidoso
  • escandaloso
  • bullicioso

Portuguese

French

962 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1541 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
504 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3976 Morohashi
856 New Nelson (John Haig)
2163 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
6301.6 Four corner code
1-23-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
55a7 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 兄妹喧嘩 【キョウダイゲンカ】 quarrel between siblings
  • 姉妹喧嘩 【キョウダイゲンカ】 quarrel between sisters

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua1, hua2, ye4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

Portuguese

French

964 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
771 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4235 Morohashi
861 New Nelson (John Haig)
2160 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2281 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
6405.4 Four corner code
6405.0 Four corner code
1-18-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5629 Unicode hex code