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】 bud, sprout
  • 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:
Chinese:
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
33-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cc Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code