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

9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
bird, chicken
Kun:
とり
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1043 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶏肉 【トリニク】 chicken meat, fowl, poultry, bird meat
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 愛鳥 【アイチョウ】 pet bird
  • 海鳥 【ウミドリ】 sea bird

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鳥居 【とりい】 torii, Shinto shrine archway
  • 焼き鳥 【やきとり】 yakitori, chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer, grilled and skewered bird (esp. sparrow), failing to win a single hand during a half-game
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 と、 とっ
Chinese:
niao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pájaro
  • ave

Portuguese

  • Pássaro
  • sufixo para nomes de pássaros.

French

  • oiseau
  • poulet
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
174 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
932 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5340 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
182 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1521 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
285 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1934 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2083 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46634 Morohashi
3312 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2091 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
210 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
850 2001 Kanji
11b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-4 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
36-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce5 Unicode hex code