Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
lowly, base, vile, vulgar
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2003 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卑怯 【ヒキョウ】 cowardly, craven, unfair, mean, sneaky, dirty, dastardly
  • 卑屈 【ヒクツ】 menial, meanness, servility, abject
  • 男尊女卑 【ダンソンジョヒ】 male domination of women, male chauvinism, subjection of women
  • 野卑 【ヤヒ】 vulgar, mean, base, coarse, crude

Kun reading compounds

  • 卑しい 【いやしい】 lowborn, humble, lowly, vulgar, coarse, crude, mean, base, vile, shabby, greedy, gluttonous, avaricious
  • 卑しい生まれ 【いやしいうまれ】 lowborn, of humble birth
  • 卑しむ 【いやしむ】 to despise, to disdain, to scorn, to hold in contempt, to look down on
  • 卑しむべき 【いやしむべき】 despicable
  • 卑しめる 【いやしめる】 to demean, to despise, to treat with contempt, to abase

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei1
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • humilde
  • vulgar
  • vil
  • despreciable
  • despreciar
  • desdeñar

Portuguese

  • humilde
  • ordinário
  • vil
  • vulgar

French

  • humble
  • ignoble
  • vil
  • vulgaire
1727 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2041 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
221 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1795 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1521 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1622 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1770 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
248 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3270 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1525 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2738X Morohashi
2642 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1511 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1629 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1235 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
855 2001 Kanji
5f4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
2640.0 Four corner code
1-40-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5351 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 国語 【コクゴ】 national language, Japanese language (esp. as a school subject in Japan), one's native language, mother tongue, native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords and Chinese-derived words)
  • 主語 【シュゴ】 subject

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code