Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
call, call out to, invite
Kun:
よ.ぶ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
498 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 呼吸 【コキュウ】 breathing, respiration, knack, trick, secret (of doing something), harmony, balance, synchronization, accord, short interval, short pause
  • 呼応 【コオウ】 hailing each other, acting in concert, responding (to), sympathizing (with), agreement, concord
  • 連呼 【レンコ】 calling repeatedly (e.g. someone's name), pronouncing successively (usu. repeating a syllable with voicing, as in "tsuzuku")
  • 点呼 【テンコ】 roll-call, muster

Kun reading compounds

  • 呼ぶ 【よぶ】 to call out (to), to call, to invoke, to summon (a doctor, etc.), to invite, to designate, to name, to brand, to garner (support, etc.), to gather, to take as one's wife
  • 呼子鳥 【よぶこどり】 calling bird (esp. a cuckoo)

Readings

Japanese names:
よぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu1
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • llamar
  • aspirar

Portuguese

  • chamada
  • chamar para
  • convidar

French

  • appeler
  • inviter
867 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
640 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
914 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1000 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
571 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
324 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1497 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3471 Morohashi
273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 New Nelson (John Haig)
1485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1597 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
862 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3747 2001 Kanji
3d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6204.9 Four corner code
1-24-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
bird, chicken
Kun:
とり
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1043 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鶏肉 【トリニク】 chicken meat, fowl, poultry, bird meat
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 愛鳥 【アイチョウ】 pet bird
  • 海鳥 【ウミドリ】 sea bird

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鳥居 【とりい】 torii, Shinto shrine archway
  • 焼き鳥 【やきとり】 yakitori, chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer, grilled and skewered bird (esp. sparrow), failing to win a single hand during a half-game
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 と、 とっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
niao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pájaro
  • ave

Portuguese

  • Pássaro
  • sufixo para nomes de pássaros.

French

  • oiseau
  • poulet
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
174 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
932 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5340 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
182 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1521 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
285 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1934 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2083 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46634 Morohashi
3312 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2091 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
210 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
850 2001 Kanji
11b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-4 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
1-36-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce5 Unicode hex code