Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
egg, ovum, spawn, roe
Kun:
たまご
On:
ラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卵 【ラン】 ovum, ovule, egg cell
  • 卵子 【ランシ】 ovum, ovule, egg cell
  • 受精卵 【ジュセイラン】 fertilized eggs, fertilised eggs
  • 介卵 【カイラン】 brooding

Kun reading compounds

  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, hen egg, (an expert) in the making, beginning, origin, infancy
  • 卵形 【らんけい】 oval shape, egg shape
  • 乾燥卵 【かんそうらん】 powdered eggs, dehydrated eggs, dried eggs
  • 冷凍卵 【れいとうらん】 frozen egg

Readings

Chinese:
luan3
Korean:
ran

Spanish

  • huevo
  • óvulo
  • embrión

Portuguese

  • ovo
  • óvulo
  • desovar
  • ova de peixe

French

  • oeuf
  • frai
1000 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
990 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1359 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1527 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1058 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1135 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
254 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1054 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
567 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1433 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2857 Morohashi
849 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
632 New Nelson (John Haig)
1422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1526 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
857 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2644 2001 Kanji
2e5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
7772.0 Four corner code
45-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5375 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

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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