Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan, child left by the deceased, abandoned child

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 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)
  • 孫子の兵法 【ソンシノヘイホウ】 The Art of War (military text by Sun Tzu, 512 BCE)
  • 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
34-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b6b Unicode hex code