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 egg, fertilised egg
  • 介卵 【カイラン】 brooding

Kun reading compounds

  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, (hen's) 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-45-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5375 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
husk, nut shell
Kun:
からがら
On:
カクコクバイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1892 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殻 【カク】 shell (e.g. electron shell)
  • 殻構造 【カクコウゾウ】 shell structure
  • 地殻 【チカク】 (Earth's) crust
  • 介殻 【カイカク】 sea shell
  • 枸橘 【カラタチ】 trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata), hardy orange
  • 船殻 【センコク】 hull

Kun reading compounds

  • 殻 【から】 shell, husk, hull, pod, chaff
  • 殻竿 【からざお】 flail (for threshing grain)
  • 雪花菜 【おから】 okara, soy pulp, tofu dregs, edible pulp separated from soybean milk in the production of tofu
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 殻 【がら】 chicken bones (e.g. for soup), chicken carcass, poor-quality coke (coal), left-overs, remnants
  • 灰殻 【はいがら】 ashes
  • 燃え殻 【もえがら】 embers, cinders, burnt residue, combustion residue

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke2, qiao4
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • concha
  • cáscara
  • casco (buque)

Portuguese

  • casca
  • concha de noz

French

  • coquille
  • enveloppe (grain)
1075 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1869 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2456 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1832 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1455 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1728 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1846 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1883 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
717 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1490 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2996 New Nelson (John Haig)
710 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
767 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1451 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1468 2001 Kanji
3p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
4724.7 Four corner code
1-19-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bbb Unicode hex code