Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
heart, interior
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1018 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 奥義 【オウギ】 secret techniques, inner mysteries, esoterica, hidden purpose, quintessence (of art, skill)
  • 最奥 【サイオウ】 deep inside, innermost place
  • 内奥 【ナイオウ】 inner part, depths

Kun reading compounds

  • 奥 【おく】 inner part, inside, interior, depths (e.g. of a forest), back (of a house, drawer, etc.), bottom (e.g. of one's heart), recesses, heart
  • 奥地 【おくち】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 山奥 【やまおく】 deep in the mountains, mountain recesses
  • 大奥 【おおおく】 inner palace (in Edo Castle), palace's ladies chambers, shogun's harem
  • 奥まる 【おくまる】 to lie deep in, to extend far back

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おお、 おん、 つ、 のく
Chinese:
ao4
Korean:
o, ug

Spanish

  • profundo
  • interior
  • esposa

Portuguese

  • coração
  • interior

French

  • intérieur
  • coeur
  • fond
  • épouse
1038 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
878 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
930 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
448 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1798 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
484 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
419 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3503 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1806 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
937 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5981 Morohashi
2824 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1165 New Nelson (John Haig)
928 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
997 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1520 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
863 2001 Kanji
6b6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-3 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
2-10-2 SKIP code
2743.0 Four corner code
17-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5965 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
village, town
Kun:
むら
On:
ソン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
253 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 村長 【ソンチョウ】 village headman, village mayor
  • 村議会 【ソンギカイ】 village assembly
  • 町村 【チョウソン】 towns and villages
  • 農村 【ノウソン】 agricultural community, farm village, rural

Kun reading compounds

  • 村 【むら】 village
  • 村長 【そんちょう】 village headman, village mayor
  • 選手村 【せんしゅむら】 Olympic village, athlete's village
  • 隣村 【りんそん】 neighboring village, neighbouring village

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 むた、 ら
Chinese:
cun1
Korean:
chon

Spanish

  • ciudad
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • cidade
  • aldeia

French

  • village
  • ville
107 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
62 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
52 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
210 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
154 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
196 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
191 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
191 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1073 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1029 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
212 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14464 Morohashi
834 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 New Nelson (John Haig)
208 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
221 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
241 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
65 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1848 2001 Kanji
4a3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
34-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6751 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
overgrown, grow thick, be luxuriant
Kun:
しげ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1188 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 茂林 【モリン】 luxuriant (dense) forest

Kun reading compounds

  • 茂る 【しげる】 to grow thickly, to be in full leaf, to be rampant, to luxuriate, to be luxurious

Readings

Japanese names:
うむさ、 き、 し、 つとむ、 む、 もて
Chinese:
mao4
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • frondoso
  • exuberante
  • tupido
  • engordar
  • crecer (plantas)
  • ser lujoso
  • hacerse frondoso
  • hacerse tupido

Portuguese

  • Coberto de plantas
  • cresce forte
  • luxuriante

French

  • pousser dru
  • s'épaissir
  • luxuriant
1850 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1166 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3915 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1799 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1699 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
691 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1467 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1563 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1840 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
650 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2791 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1435 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
366 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30833P Morohashi
2245 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4998 New Nelson (John Haig)
360 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
384 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1216 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1959 2001 Kanji
3k5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4425.3 Four corner code
44-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8302 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence
Kun:
お-おすおん
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雄 【ユウ】 male, man, excellence, greatness, best (of), great person, leading figure
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 両雄 【リョウユウ】 two great men (rivals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄犬 【おすいぬ】 male dog
  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄鶏 【おんどり】 cock, rooster, chanticleer

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たけ、 つよし、 ゆ、 よう
Chinese:
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • bravo
  • valiente
  • masculino
  • varón

Portuguese

  • masculino
  • másculo
  • herói
  • líder
  • superioridade
  • excelência

French

  • mâle
  • masculin
  • héros
  • chef
  • supériorité
  • excellence
1869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5030 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1476 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1637 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1852 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41972 Morohashi
1008 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6499 New Nelson (John Haig)
743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1475 2001 Kanji
8c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4001.4 Four corner code
45-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c4 Unicode hex code