Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
cover
Parts:
crown, best, peerless
Kun:
かんむり
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1503 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 冠 【カンムリ】 traditional cap worn by Shinto clergy and courtiers, crown, diadem, coronet, top kanji radical, first verse of a haikai, etc., best, peerless, first, name, title, named sponsorship of a program, event, team, etc.
  • 冠水 【カンスイ】 being covered with water (i.e. in a flood), being submerged, being inundated, flooding
  • 宝冠 【ホウカン】 diadem, jeweled crown
  • 月桂冠 【ゲッケイカン】 laurel wreath

Kun reading compounds

  • 冠 【かんむり】 traditional cap worn by Shinto clergy and courtiers, crown, diadem, coronet, top kanji radical, first verse of a haikai, etc., best, peerless, first, name, title, named sponsorship of a program, event, team, etc.
  • 冠海雀 【かんむりうみすずめ】 Japanese murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume), crested murrelet
  • 初冠 【ういこうぶり】 crowning a boy for the first time at a coming-of-age ceremony, noh cap with a rolled or drooping tail (indicative of nobility)
  • 老冠 【おいかんむり】 kanji "old" radical at top

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かっぷ、 まさる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1, guan4
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • corona
  • sin par
  • sin igual

Portuguese

  • coroa
  • melhor
  • inigualável

French

  • couronne
  • le meilleur
  • inégalable
1097 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1548 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1170 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1081 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
905 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1615 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1656 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
165 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1319 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
310 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1580 Morohashi
2081 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
401 New Nelson (John Haig)
304 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
326 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1232 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3657 2001 Kanji
2i7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3721.4 Four corner code
1-20-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51a0 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水曜日 【スイヨウビ】 Wednesday
  • 断水 【ダンスイ】 suspension of water supply, water outage
  • 潜水 【センスイ】 diving, submerging, going underwater

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水着 【みずぎ】 bathing suit, swimsuit, swimmers
  • 出水 【しゅっすい】 flood, freshet, inundation
  • 立て板に水 【たていたにみず】 eloquence, volubility, (like) water on a standing board

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
1-31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
mother
Kun:
はは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
570 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 母校 【ボコウ】 alma mater
  • 母国 【ボコク】 one's home country, one's homeland
  • 祖母 【ソボ】 grandmother
  • 海月 【クラゲ】 jellyfish, medusa

Kun reading compounds

  • 母 【はは】 mother
  • 母親 【ははおや】 mother
  • 必要は発明の母 【ひつようははつめいのはは】 necessity is the mother of invention
  • 失敗は成功の母 【しっぱいはせいこうのはは】 failure is the mother of success
  • 母屋 【もや】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline, main building (of a manor), central room (in traditional palatial-style architecture)
  • 母屋桁 【もやげた】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline
  • 雲母 【うんも】 mica, isinglass
  • 乳母 【うば】 wet nurse, nursing mother

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • madre
  • base
  • cimientos

Portuguese

  • mãe
  • materno

French

  • maman
  • mère
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
203 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
554 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
89 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
326 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
112 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
112 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
102 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16723 Morohashi
3475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3005 New Nelson (John Haig)
101 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a5.36 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
7750.0 Four corner code
1-42-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bcd Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
sort, kind, variety, class, genus
Kun:
たぐ.い
On:
ルイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
678 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 類 【ルイ】 kind, sort, type, class, genus, order, family, similar example, parallel, the like
  • 類似 【ルイジ】 resemblance, similarity, likeness, analogy
  • 分類 【ブンルイ】 classification, categorization, sorting
  • 魚類 【ギョルイ】 fish, fishes

Kun reading compounds

  • 類い 【たぐい】 kind, sort, type, equal, match, peer
  • 類いする 【たぐいする】 to be equal to, to be as good as, to be a match for, to rival

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lei4
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • variedad
  • clase
  • parecido
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • espécie
  • tipo
  • variedade
  • classe
  • gênero

French

  • sorte
  • variété
  • classe
  • genre
534 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
632 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
602 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
680 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5138 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
493 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1012 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2755 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
226 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
226 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
563 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1896 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43608P Morohashi
1807 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6647 New Nelson (John Haig)
931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1000 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
480 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
636 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1061 2001 Kanji
9a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
9148.6 Four corner code
1-46-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
985e Unicode hex code