Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
guy, slave, manservant, fellow
Kun:
やつやっこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1932 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奴隷 【ドレイ】 slave, servant, slavery
  • 奴隷制 【ドレイセイ】 slavery
  • 売国奴 【バイコクド】 traitor (to one's country), quisling
  • 農奴 【ノウド】 serf

Kun reading compounds

  • 奴 【やつ】 fellow, guy, chap, thing, object, he, she, him, her
  • 臣 【やつこ】 slave, retainer, servant, captive, varlet, I, me
  • 其奴 【そいつ】 he, she, that person, that guy, that fellow, that, that one, that thing
  • 彼奴 【あいつ】 he, she, that guy, that, that one, that thing
  • 奴 【やっこ】 servant (esp. a samurai's attendant), chivalrous man (Edo period), cubed tofu (often served cold), kite shaped like an Edo-period footman, Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants, enslavement (of a woman; Edo-period punishment for her own or her husband's crime), he, she, him, her
  • 奴頭 【やっこあたま】 Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants
  • 輪抜奴 【わぬけやっこ】 bluering angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)
  • 三下奴 【さんしたやっこ】 petty underling, small fry

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nu2
Korean:
no

Spanish

  • esclavo
  • criado
  • siervo
  • individuo
  • desprecio
  • insulto

Portuguese

  • serva
  • escrava
  • dama de companhia

French

  • mec
  • type
  • esclave
  • valet
  • suffixe insultant
1638 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1869 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
431 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
709 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6039 Morohashi
187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 New Nelson (John Haig)
702 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1045 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1767 2001 Kanji
3e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
4744.0 Four corner code
1-37-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5974 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
slave, capture
Parts:
Variants:
slave, servant, prisoner, criminal, follower
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 隷 【レイ】 clerical script (ancient, highly angular style of kanji)
  • 隷属 【レイゾク】 subordination, servitude, servility, vassalage, slavery, subordinate, underling
  • 性奴隷 【セイドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery
  • 性的奴隷 【セイテキドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery

Kun reading compounds

  • 僕 【しもべ】 servant, manservant, menial

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • servir
  • criado
  • sirviente
  • tipografía de escritura para kanjis

Portuguese

  • escravo
  • servo
  • prisioneiro
  • criminosso
  • seguidor

French

  • esclave
  • serviteur
  • prisonnier
  • criminel
  • adepte
1924 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1910 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1873 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1934 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1872 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2201 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2053 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41928 Morohashi
1751 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6490 New Nelson (John Haig)
2036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
4e11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
4593.2 Four corner code
1-46-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96b7 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
root, radical, head (pimple)
Kun:
-ね
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 根 【コン】 stick-to-itiveness, perseverance, persistence, radical (esp. one that tends to ionize easily), root, indriya (faculty of the body having a specific function, i.e. the sensory organs)
  • 根気 【コンキ】 patience, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, energy
  • 利根 【リコン】 intelligence, cleverness, innate aptitude
  • 球根 【キュウコン】 (plant) bulb

Kun reading compounds

  • 根 【ね】 root (of a plant), root (of a tooth, hair, etc.), center (of a pimple, etc.), root (of all evil, etc.), source, origin, cause, basis, one's true nature, (fishing) reef
  • 根回し 【ねまわし】 laying the groundwork, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, consensus-building process, digging around the roots of a tree (before transplanting)
  • 島根 【しまね】 Shimane (prefecture), island country
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gen1
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • raíz matemática
  • perseverancia
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • raiz
  • radical
  • verruga

French

  • racine
  • radical
  • point noir (acné)
216 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
282 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
535 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
425 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
632 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1372 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1092 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1167 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
631 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
841 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1473 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14745 Morohashi
930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2670 New Nelson (John Haig)
1461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1571 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
390 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
355 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1865 2001 Kanji
4a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4793.2 Four corner code
1-26-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6839 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 男性 【ダンセイ】 man, male, masculine gender
  • 女性 【ジョセイ】 woman, female, feminine gender
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 女性 【ジョセイ】 woman, female, feminine gender
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code