Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
doctor, medicine
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
437 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 医 【イ】 medicine, the healing art, healing, curing, doctor
  • 医院 【イイン】 doctor's office (surgery), clinic, dispensary
  • 軍医 【グンイ】 military physician or surgeon
  • 校医 【コウイ】 school doctor

Kun reading compounds

  • 医する 【いする】 to cure, to heal
  • 薬師 【くすし】 doctor

Readings

Chinese:
yi1
Korean:
ye, eui

Spanish

  • doctor
  • médico
  • medicina
  • curar

Portuguese

  • doutor
  • remédio

French

  • médecin
  • docteur
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
244 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
225 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
555 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
763 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
440 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
132 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
220 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3715 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1710 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2680 Morohashi
2993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-5 SKIP code
7171.3 Four corner code
16-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533b Unicode hex code