Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
elder sister
Kun:
あねはは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1473 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 姉 【シ】 honorific suffix used after the name of a woman of equal or higher status
  • 姉妹 【シマイ】 sisters
  • 実姉 【ジッシ】 biological older sister, real elder sister
  • 兄姉 【ケイシ】 brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 姉 【あね】 older sister, elder sister
  • 姉さん 【ねえさん】 elder sister, young lady, miss, ma'am
  • 大姉 【おおあね】 eldest sister

Readings

Chinese:
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hermana mayor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais velha

French

  • soeur aînée
413 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
498 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1329 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1207 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
120 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
154 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
847 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
77 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
438 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6165 Morohashi
280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 New Nelson (John Haig)
413 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
442 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1744 2001 Kanji
3e5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
4042.7 Four corner code
27-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59c9 Unicode hex code

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

11 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
Variants:
ship, boat
Kun:
ふねふな-
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
713 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 船橋 【フナバシ】 pontoon bridge, temporary bridge made using ships, bridge (of a ship)
  • 船員 【センイン】 sailor
  • 造船 【ゾウセン】 shipbuilding
  • 大船 【オオブネ】 large boat

Kun reading compounds

  • 船 【ふね】 ship, boat, watercraft, vessel, steamship, tank, tub, vat, trough, counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
  • 船貝 【ふねがい】 Arca avellana (species of ark shell)
  • 大船 【おおぶね】 large boat
  • 釣り船 【つりぶね】 fishing boat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
chuan2
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • barco
  • buque
  • bote

Portuguese

  • barco

French

  • bateau
  • navire
266 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
175 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
313 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3873 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
314 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
860 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1391 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
376 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
377 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
647 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1595 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1700 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
906 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1892 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30407 Morohashi
1341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4939 New Nelson (John Haig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2019 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
208 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
877 2001 Kanji
6c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2846.0 Four corner code
33-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8239 Unicode hex code