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

13 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
marry into, bride
Kun:
よめとつ.ぐい.くゆ.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1581 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 嫁す 【カス】 to wed, to be married, to shift blame to someone else
  • 嫁する 【カスル】 to wed, to be married, to shift blame to someone else
  • 責任転嫁 【セキニンテンカ】 shift the responsibility (for something) on to (someone), pass the buck
  • 再嫁 【サイカ】 remarriage

Kun reading compounds

  • 嫁 【よめ】 wife, bride, (one's) daughter-in-law
  • 嫁入り 【よめいり】 marriage, wedding
  • 新嫁 【しんよめ】 newly-wed bride
  • 弟嫁 【おとうとよめ】 younger brother's wife
  • 嫁ぐ 【とつぐ】 to marry (of a woman), to become a bride, to marry into (a family), to have sexual intercourse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • novia
  • nuera
  • casarse
  • dar responsabilidad

Portuguese

  • Casar
  • noiva

French

  • prendre mari
  • mariage
  • belle-fille
1049 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1469 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1249 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1749 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
599 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
451 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
780 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
582 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
548 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6602 Morohashi
635 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 New Nelson (John Haig)
542 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
581 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1617 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1751 2001 Kanji
3e10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4343.2 Four corner code
1-18-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ac1 Unicode hex code