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

Speed

Stroke order

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

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海岸 【カイガン】 coast, beach
  • 海外 【カイガイ】 foreign, abroad, overseas
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 (sea) voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 領海 【リョウカイ】 territorial waters

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海路 【かいろ】 sea route
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
1-19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
sparrow
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雀躍 【ジャクヤク】 leaping for joy, exultation
  • 雀羅 【ジャクラ】 sparrow net
  • 黄雀 【コウジャク】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus)
  • インド孔雀 【インドクジャク】 Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus), common peafowl, blue peafowl
  • 雀鬼 【ジャンキ】 skilled mahjong player
  • 雀球 【ジャンキュウ】 jankyū, combination of Japanese pinball and mahjong
  • 脱衣麻雀 【ダツイマージャン】 strip mahjong
  • 賭け麻雀 【カケマージャン】 mahjong gambling, playing mahjong for money

Kun reading compounds

  • 雀 【すずめ】 tree sparrow (Passer montanus), talkative person, knowledgeable person
  • 雀の涙 【すずめのなみだ】 drop in the bucket, very small quantity, chicken feed, insignificant amount, sparrow tears
  • 入内雀 【にゅうないすずめ】 russet sparrow (Passer rutilans), cinnamon sparrow
  • 京雀 【きょうすずめ】 gossipy Kyotoite

Readings

Japanese names:
ざく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
que4, qiao1, qiao3
Korean:
jag

Spanish

  • gorrión

Portuguese

French

233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1530 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41954 Morohashi
2469 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6496 New Nelson (John Haig)
2878 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 2001 Kanji
8c3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
4-11-2 SKIP code
3-4-7 SKIP code
9021.4 Four corner code
1-31-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c0 Unicode hex code