Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
pair, set, comparison, counter for pairs
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1029 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 双 【ソウ】 pair
  • 双子 【フタゴ】 twins, twin
  • 一双 【イッソウ】 pair (esp. of folding screens)
  • 八双 【ハッソウ】 style of sword fighting

Kun reading compounds

  • 双葉 【ふたば】 seed leaves (of a dicot), cotyledons, bud, sprout, early stages, very beginning
  • 双子 【ふたご】 twins, twin
  • 並ぶ 【ならぶ】 to line up, to stand in a line, to rival, to match, to equal

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shuang1
Korean:
ssang

Spanish

  • par
  • ambos
  • contador de pares

Portuguese

  • par
  • conjunto
  • comparação
  • nº de pares

French

  • paire
  • ensemble (groupe d'objets)
  • comparaison
  • compteur de paires
1513 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1178 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
859 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1541 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
390 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
53 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1594 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1701 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1763 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
266 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
28 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
704 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3125 Morohashi
25 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
673 New Nelson (John Haig)
697 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
753 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1027 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2h2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
7744.0 Four corner code
1744.0 Four corner code
1-33-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
six
Kun:
む.つむっ.つむい
On:
ロクリク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
93 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 六 【ロク】 six, 6
  • 6月 【ロクガツ】 June, sixth month of the lunar calendar
  • 十六 【ジュウロク】 16, sixteen
  • 才六 【サイロク】 kid, brat, person from Kansai
  • 六官 【リクカン】 six ministries (of Zhou-dynasty China)
  • 六気 【ロッキ】 yin, yang, wind, rain, darkness, light, cold, heat, dryness, dampness, wind, fire, six emotions (joy, anger, sorrow, pleasure, love, hate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 六 【ろく】 six, 6
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six, six years of age, six o'clock (old time system)
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six, six years of age, six o'clock (old time system)
  • 6日 【むいか】 6th day of the month, six days
  • 六日間戦争 【むいかかんせんそう】 Six-Day War (June 5-10, 1967), Third Arab-Israeli War

Readings

Japanese names:
く、 むつ、 ろっ、 ろつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu4, lu4
Korean:
ryug

Spanish

  • seis
  • 6

Portuguese

  • seis

French

  • six
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
76 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
20 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
283 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
8 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
19 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
61 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
8 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
8 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
153 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1710 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1453 Morohashi
1965 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
371 New Nelson (John Haig)
6 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
6 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
124 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
24 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
2j2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0080.0 Four corner code
1-47-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516d Unicode hex code