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

11 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
office, official, comrade, fellow
On:
ソウゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1998 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曹達 【ソウダ】 soda
  • 曹長 【ソウチョウ】 master sergeant, sergeant major (JSDF)
  • 法曹 【ホウソウ】 legal profession, lawyer
  • 海曹 【カイソウ】 petty officer (navy)
  • 曹司 【ゾウシ】 palace room for government officials or ladies in waiting, room inside a palace or private estate allocated to employees, person living in such a room, boarding house for trainee administrators (Ritsuryo period)

Readings

Chinese:
cao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • cadete
  • amigo

Portuguese

  • caçula
  • amigo

French

  • élève officier
  • sous-officier
  • ami
  • fils de bonne famille
1520 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2030 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2134 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1413 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1479 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1929 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2114 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
999 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3414 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1181 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14297 Morohashi
2746 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2477 New Nelson (John Haig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1257 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1448 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
4c7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
5560.6 Four corner code
33-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f9 Unicode hex code