Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
dream, vision, illusion
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
943 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 夢中 【ムチュウ】 absorbed in, immersed in, crazy about, obsessed with, devoted to, forgetting oneself, daze, trance, ecstasy, delirium, within a dream, while dreaming
  • 夢想 【ムソウ】 dream, vision, reverie
  • 同床異夢 【ドウショウイム】 cohabiting but living in different worlds
  • 怪夢 【カイム】 strange dream

Kun reading compounds

  • 夢 【ゆめ】 dream
  • 夢にも 【ゆめにも】 (not) in the slightest, (not) at all
  • 初夢 【はつゆめ】 year's first dream
  • 逆夢 【さかゆめ】 a dream which is contradicted by reality
  • 夢見る 【ゆめみる】 to dream (of)

Readings

Chinese:
meng4
Korean:
mong

Spanish

  • sueño
  • visión
  • ilusión

Portuguese

  • sonho
  • visão
  • ilusão

French

  • rêve
  • vision
  • illusion
816 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
969 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4028 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1425 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
444 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1990 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
811 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
830 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
800 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
407 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2939 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1510 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
311 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5801P Morohashi
2336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1131 New Nelson (John Haig)
305 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
327 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
783 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1960 2001 Kanji
3k10.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4420.7 Four corner code
44-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5922 Unicode hex code

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
work
Parts:
gigantic, big, large, great
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
892 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 巨匠 【キョショウ】 master, masterhand, maestro
  • 巨額 【キョガク】 great sum

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 か、 こ、 なお
Chinese:
ju4
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • gigantesco
  • grande
  • gran

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme
  • gigantesco

French

  • gigantesque
  • grand
  • gros
1153 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
764 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
758 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1537 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
491 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
199 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1293 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1368 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1004 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
235 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3773 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1924 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2616 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
864 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8722X Morohashi
3039 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1534 New Nelson (John Haig)
856 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
920 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1041 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.7 Four corner code
21-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de8 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code