Jisho

×

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

婿

12 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
bridegroom, son-in-law
Kun:
むこ
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2099 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 女婿 【ジョセイ】 one's son-in-law
  • 愛婿 【アイセイ】 one's favorite son-in-law, one's favourite son-in-law

Kun reading compounds

  • 婿 【むこ】 husband, groom, (one's) son-in-law
  • 婿入 【むこいり】 being adopted into the family of one's bride
  • 花婿 【はなむこ】 bridegroom
  • 相婿 【あいむこ】 brother-in-law

Readings

Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • novio
  • yerno

Portuguese

  • noivo
  • genro

French

  • fiancé
  • gendre
1477 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1972 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1239 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1719 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1197 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1745 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1868 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
600 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
449 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
414 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
402 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6470 Morohashi
566 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1246 New Nelson (John Haig)
395 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
422 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1521 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1746 2001 Kanji
3e9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4742.7 Four corner code
44-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a7f Unicode hex code