Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yell, cry, call, scream, summon
Kun:
わめ.く
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1120 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 喚問 【カンモン】 summons
  • 喚起 【カンキ】 arousal, excitation, awakening, evocation
  • 叫喚 【キョウカン】 shout, scream
  • 阿鼻叫喚 【アビキョウカン】 agonizing cries, pandemonium, two of Buddhism's hells

Kun reading compounds

  • 喚く 【わめく】 to shout, to cry, to scream, to clamour

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • gritar
  • llamar
  • grito
  • alarido

Portuguese

  • Gritar
  • choro
  • grito

French

  • hurler
  • crier
1103 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1953 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
958 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1405 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1139 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1587 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1694 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1435 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
308 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
666 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1051 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3953 Morohashi
550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
852 New Nelson (John Haig)
1042 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1121 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1508 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3763 2001 Kanji
3d9.19 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
6703.4 Four corner code
1-20-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
559a Unicode hex code

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

Speed

Stroke order

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