Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
south
Kun:
みなみ
On:
ナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南極 【ナンキョク】 South Pole, the Antarctic, Antarctica
  • 指南 【シナン】 instruction (in martial arts, performance, etc.), teaching, coaching
  • 東南 【トウナン】 south-east
  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南極 【ナンキョク】 South Pole, the Antarctic, Antarctica

Kun reading compounds

  • 南 【みなみ】 south
  • 南アフリカ 【みなみアフリカ】 South Africa
  • 東南 【とうなん】 south-east
  • 西南 【せいなん】 south-west

Readings

Japanese names:
なみ、 は、 みな、 みまみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2, na1
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • Sur

Portuguese

  • sul

French

  • sud
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
190 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
778 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
157 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
29 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
74 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
41 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
247 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2584 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1320 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1791 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1627 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2750 Morohashi
2082 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 New Nelson (John Haig)
1613 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
401 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
186 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
2k7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-38-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5357 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
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 種なし西瓜 【タネナシスイカ】 seedless watermelon
  • 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
  • 瓜の蔓 【うりのつる】 gourd vine
  • 胡瓜 【きゅうり】 cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
  • 毛瓜 【もううり】 Okinawan yellow cucumber

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-17-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74dc Unicode hex code