Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
younger sister
Kun:
いもうと
On:
マイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 義妹 【ギマイ】 sister-in-law (spouse's younger sister or younger brothers's wife), younger stepsister, younger adopted sister, non-blood-related younger sister
  • 弟妹 【テイマイ】 younger brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 妹 【いもうと】 younger sister
  • 妹御 【いもうとご】 (another person's) younger sister

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 せ、 も
Chinese:
mei4
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • hermana menor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais jovem

French

  • soeur cadette
319 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
207 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1204 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
427 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
153 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
848 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
408 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
441 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6138 Morohashi
278 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1199 New Nelson (John Haig)
220 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
234 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4549.0 Four corner code
43-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59b9 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
daughter, girl
Kun:
むすめ
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1145 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 嬢 【ジョウ】 unmarried woman, Miss, -ess, -ette
  • 娘核 【ジョウカク】 daughter nucleus
  • 令娘 【レイジョウ】 your daughter, young lady
  • 中国娘 【チュウゴクジョウ】 Chinese girl

Kun reading compounds

  • 娘 【むすめ】 (my) daughter, girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
  • 娘婿 【むすめむこ】 son-in-law
  • 一人娘 【ひとりむすめ】 only daughter
  • 総領娘 【そうりょうむすめ】 eldest daughter
  • ボクっ娘 【ボクっこ】 young woman who uses the first person pronoun "boku"
  • ドジっ子 【ドジっこ】 clumsy girl

Readings

Chinese:
niang2
Korean:
nang

Spanish

  • hija
  • chica
  • muchacha

Portuguese

  • filha
  • moça

French

  • fille
1846 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
979 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1225 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
999 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
452 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1599 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1752 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1876 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
601 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
446 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
488 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1483 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6304 Morohashi
406 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 New Nelson (John Haig)
1471 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1581 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1765 2001 Kanji
3e7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4743.2 Four corner code
4343.2 Four corner code
44-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a18 Unicode hex code