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
  • 従姉 【ジュウシ】 cousin (older female)
  • 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】 older sister, elder sister, young lady, miss, ma'am
  • 大姉 【おおあね】 eldest sister

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59c9 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】 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
  • もらい娘 【もらいむすめ】 adopted 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-44-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a18 Unicode hex code