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

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

Speed

Stroke order

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

9 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
tyrannize, oppress
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虐待 【ギャクタイ】 abuse, ill-treatment, maltreatment, mistreatment, cruelty
  • 虐殺 【ギャクサツ】 atrocity, massive killing
  • 自虐 【ジギャク】 self-torture, masochism, inflicting damage to oneself
  • 凌虐 【リョウギャク】 humiliation, indignity, affront, assault

Kun reading compounds

  • 虐げる 【しいたげる】 to oppress, to persecute, to tyrannize

Readings

Chinese:
nu:e4
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • tiranizar
  • oprimir

Portuguese

  • tiranizar
  • oprimir

French

  • tyranniser
  • opprimer
1147 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1806 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4106 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1248 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1711 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1574 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1680 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1740 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1600 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3989 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2049 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32678P Morohashi
3218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5267 New Nelson (John Haig)
1998 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1293 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
2m7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-5 SKIP code
3-4-6 SKIP code
3-6-3 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
21-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8650 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code