Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
winter
Kun:
ふゆ
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1090 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冬季 【トウキ】 (season of) winter
  • 冬期 【トウキ】 winter, wintertime, winter term
  • 越冬 【エットウ】 passing the winter, hibernation
  • 春夏秋冬 【シュンカシュウトウ】 spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter, the four seasons

Kun reading compounds

  • 冬 【ふゆ】 winter
  • 冬場 【ふゆば】 the winter season
  • 初冬 【しょとう】 early winter, tenth month of the lunar calendar
  • 毎冬 【まいふゆ】 every winter

Readings

Chinese:
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • invierno

Portuguese

  • Inverno

French

  • hiver
120 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
199 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
182 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
903 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1161 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
125 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
161 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
459 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
467 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
99 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
399 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2679 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1365 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
434 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1610X Morohashi
2157 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
410 New Nelson (John Haig)
427 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
456 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
112 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
4i2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
2730.3 Four corner code
37-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51ac Unicode hex code

6 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
melon
Parts:
melon
Kun:
うり
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2459 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瓜蒂 【カテイ】 stem and calyx of muskmelon (used in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 瓜田 【カデン】 melon field, melon patch
  • 種なし西瓜 【タネナシスイカ】 seedless watermelon
  • 木瓜 【ボケ】 Japanese quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), flowering quince
  • 木瓜 【ボケ】 Japanese quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), flowering quince
  • 草木瓜 【クサボケ】 dwarf Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica), (Japanese) flowering quince, Maule's quince, japonica

Kun reading compounds

  • 瓜 【うり】 melon, gourd
  • ウリ科 【ウリか】 Cucurbitaceae, gourd family
  • 毛瓜 【もううり】 Okinawan yellow cucumber
  • 赤瓜 【あかもううい】 Okinawan yellow cucumber

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
gua1
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • melón

Portuguese

French

  • melon
2973 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1888 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
305 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3789 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1895 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21371X Morohashi
3038 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3686 New Nelson (John Haig)
1877 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2662 2001 Kanji
0a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
7223.0 Four corner code
17-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74dc Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

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)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code