Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
plexus, clump of bushes, thicket
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2436 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 叢 【ソウ】 plexus, rete
  • 叢書 【ソウショ】 series (of publications), library (of literature)
  • 神経叢 【シンケイソウ】 nerve plexus
  • 頚神経叢 【ケイシンケイソウ】 cervical plexus

Kun reading compounds

  • 草むら 【くさむら】 the grass, grassy place (esp. with long dense grass)
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather
  • 群 【むら】 gathering
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather
  • 竹叢 【たかむら】 bamboo grove
  • 杉叢 【すぎむら】 thicket of cedar trees

Readings

Chinese:
cong2
Korean:
chong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

144 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2778 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2277 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3220 Morohashi
2621 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
684 New Nelson (John Haig)
2895 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6e12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-13 SKIP code
2-11-7 SKIP code
3214.7 Four corner code
33-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e2 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
cloud
Kun:
くも-ぐも
On:
ウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雲散霧消 【ウンサンムショウ】 vanishing like mist
  • 雲海 【ウンカイ】 sea of clouds
  • 青雲 【セイウン】 blue sky, erudition, detachment from the world, high rank
  • 星雲 【セイウン】 nebula, galaxy

Kun reading compounds

  • 雲 【くも】 cloud
  • 雲行き 【くもゆき】 weather, look of the sky, situation, turn of affairs, signs, way the wind is blowing
  • 白雲 【しらくも】 white clouds
  • 八重雲 【やえぐも】 layers of clouds

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ずも、 のめ
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
un

Spanish

  • nube

Portuguese

  • nuvem

French

  • nuage
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
78 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1124 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5046 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
478 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2027 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
636 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
646 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1774 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
430 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42235 Morohashi
2773 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6522 New Nelson (John Haig)
423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
8d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1073.1 Four corner code
17-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f2 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand
Kun:
つるぎ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 剣 【ケン】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣士 【ケンシ】 swordsman, swordswoman, fencer
  • 銃剣 【ジュウケン】 bayonet, guns and swords
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet

Kun reading compounds

  • 剣 【けん】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣の山 【つるぎのやま】 mountain (in hell) covered in swords, which are buried so their tips point upward
  • 月の剣 【つきのつるぎ】 new moon, crescent moon
  • 草薙の剣 【くさなぎのつるぎ】 Kusanagi no Tsurugi (alternate name for Ama-no-Murakumo no Tsurugi; the sword of the Imperial regalia), grass-mowing sword

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • sable
  • espada
  • hoja de espada

Portuguese

  • sabre
  • espada
  • lâmina
  • ponteiro de relógio

French

  • sabre
  • épée
  • lame
  • aiguille de montre
1214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1248 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1095 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1151 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
879 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2076 Morohashi
1672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
498 New Nelson (John Haig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1801 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8250.0 Four corner code
23-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5263 Unicode hex code