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

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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

12 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
juvenile, child
Kun:
わらべ
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1138 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 童話 【ドウワ】 children's story, fairy tale
  • 童謡 【ドウヨウ】 children's song, nursery rhyme
  • 天童 【テンドウ】 cherub, gods disguised as children, children parading as cherubs
  • 悪童 【アクドウ】 bad boy

Kun reading compounds

  • 童 【わらべ】 child
  • わらべ歌 【わらべうた】 children's song, nursery song
  • 京童 【きょうわらべ】 Kyoto's children, Kyoto's young people, who are noisy and gossiping on the least pretext
  • 小童 【こわっぱ】 boy, child, youth, brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
tong2
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • niño
  • chiquillo

Portuguese

  • juvenil
  • criança

French

  • jeune
  • enfant
487 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
385 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
363 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1111 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3357 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
643 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
416 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1026 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1461 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2639 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1828 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
443 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25775 Morohashi
2130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4239 New Nelson (John Haig)
436 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
468 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
5b7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-5-7 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
38-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ae5 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 文句 【モンク】 complaint, grumbling, objection, phrase, words, expression
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 Jōmon period, straw-rope pattern

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 美しい文 【うつくしいあや】 beautiful design
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Chinese:
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Chinese:
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code