Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
blow, breathe, puff, emit, smoke
Kun:
ふ.く
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吹奏楽 【スイソウガク】 wind music, wind instrument music
  • 推挙 【スイキョ】 recommendation (of a person for a position), nomination
  • 鼓吹 【コスイ】 rousing (courage, morale, etc.), encouragement, advocacy, promotion (of a belief), encouragement, inspiring (someone with an idea)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吹く 【ふく】 to blow (of the wind), to blow (one's breath), to breathe out, to blow on (hot tea, candles, etc.), to puff, to play (a wind instrument), to blow (a whistle, trumpet, etc.), to whistle (a tune), to emit (smoke, fire, etc.), to spout, to spew, to puff out, to sprout, to put forth (buds), to appear (on the surface), to form, to be coated with (powder, rust, etc.), to burst out laughing, to burst into laughter, to brag, to talk big, to smelt, to mint

Readings

Japanese names:
ふき
Chinese:
chui1, chui4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • soplar
  • exhalar
  • respirar

Portuguese

  • sopro
  • respirar
  • emitir
  • fumaça

French

  • souffler
  • respirer
  • bouffées (fumée)
  • émettre
  • fumer
1452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
973 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
901 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1095 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
407 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
370 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
259 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
300 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
478 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3373 Morohashi
231 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
747 New Nelson (John Haig)
467 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
506 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1106 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3d4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
6708.2 Four corner code
1-31-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5439 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk
Kun:
な.くな.るな.らす
On:
メイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1279 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鳴管 【メイカン】 syrinx (part of a bird), lower larynx
  • 鳴禽 【メイキン】 songbird, oscine
  • 百家争鳴 【ヒャッカソウメイ】 let a hundred schools of thought contend
  • 蛙鳴 【アメイ】 frog calling

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳴く 【なく】 to make sound (of an animal), to call, to cry, to whine, to sing, to chirp, to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong)
  • 鳴く蝉よりも鳴かぬ蛍が身を焦がす 【なくせみよりもなかぬほたるがみをこがす】 empty vessels make the most noise, the silent firefly burns with more passion than the crying cicada
  • 鳴る 【なる】 to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto (city in Tokushima), Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 鳴らす 【ならす】 to ring, to sound, to chime, to beat, to snort (nose), to snap (fingers), to crack (joints), to be popular, to be esteemed, to be reputed, to state, to insist, to complain, to fart (loudly)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 なる
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • emitir sonido (animal)
  • sonido
  • sonar
  • hacer sonar

Portuguese

  • gorjeio
  • choro
  • latido
  • som
  • argola
  • eco
  • buzina

French

  • gazouiller
  • crier
  • aboyer
  • pousser son cri (animal)
  • sonner
  • écho
  • cacarder
321 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
229 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
209 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1186 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
983 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
864 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1019 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2065 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
925 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
948 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
487 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
616 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1961 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46672 Morohashi
674 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6939 New Nelson (John Haig)
1942 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2092 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3750 2001 Kanji
3d11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
6702.7 Four corner code
1-44-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9cf4 Unicode hex code