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

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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

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
875 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 尾 【ビ】 Chinese "Tail" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for fish, shrimp, etc.
  • 尾行 【ビコウ】 shadow, tail, following
  • 最後尾 【サイコウビ】 end of a line (queue)
  • 交尾 【コウビ】 copulation (in animals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 尾 【お】 tail (animal, kite, comet, etc.), tail end, slope at the foot of a mountain
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge
  • 虎の尾 【とらのお】 tiger's tail, gooseneck loosestrife (species of flowering plant, Lysimachia clethroides), Asplenium incisum (species of spleenwort)
  • 岡虎の尾 【おかとらのお】 gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides)

Readings

Chinese:
wei3, yi3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • cola
  • final
  • parte trasera
  • contador de peces

Portuguese

  • rabo
  • fim
  • sufixo para contagem de p/ peixes
  • fundo de uma rampa

French

  • queue
  • bout
  • compteur de poissons
  • bas de pente (montagne)
1734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
675 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1005 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
505 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1934 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7650 Morohashi
3062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1915 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2064 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
40-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3e Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
hump, high, noble, prosperity
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1109 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 隆盛 【リュウセイ】 prosperity, flourishing, thriving
  • 隆起 【リュウキ】 protuberance, bulge, protrusion, projection, swell, rise, uplift, upheaval, elevation
  • 興隆 【コウリュウ】 rise, prosperity
  • 膨隆 【ボウリュウ】 swelling up

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 たか、 たかし
Chinese:
long2, long1
Korean:
ryung

Spanish

  • montículo
  • giba
  • alto
  • próspero
  • floreciente

Portuguese

  • corcova
  • alto
  • nobre
  • prosperidade

French

  • protubérance
  • haut
  • noble
  • prospérité
1901 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1255 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4999 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1193 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1876 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1313 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
946 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
976 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1926 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
741 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
661 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
401 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1575 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41720P Morohashi
545 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1561 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1682 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1500 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
2d8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
46-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9686 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
help, assist
Kun:
たす.ける
On:
ユウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2250 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 佑助 【ユウジョ】 assistance
  • 神祐 【シンユウ】 heavenly protection, divine help
  • 天佑 【テンユウ】 divine aid, divine grace, providential help
  • 神祐 【シンユウ】 heavenly protection, divine help
  • 天佑 【テンユウ】 divine aid, divine grace, providential help

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 たすく、 ゆ
Chinese:
you4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • proteger
  • ayudar

Portuguese

French

389 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
364 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2015 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
55 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
58 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Morohashi
74 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
150 New Nelson (John Haig)
2126 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2a5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2426.0 Four corner code
45-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f51 Unicode hex code