Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
princess
Kun:
ひめひめ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 舞姫 【マイヒメ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse
  • 寵姫 【チョウキ】 one's favorite mistress, one's favourite mistress

Kun reading compounds

  • 姫 【ひめ】 young lady of noble birth, princess (esp. in Western contexts, tales, etc.), girl, small, cute, lesser (in names of species), prostitute
  • 姫君 【ひめぎみ】 daughter of a person of high rank (esp. eldest daughter)
  • 歌姫 【うたひめ】 songstress, diva
  • 舞姫 【まいひめ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • princesa

Portuguese

  • princesa

French

  • princesse
1738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1534 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1216 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1220 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
445 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6229 Morohashi
407 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 New Nelson (John Haig)
849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1775 2001 Kanji
3e7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4141.7 Four corner code
1-41-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59eb Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 海運 【カイウン】 maritime, marine transportation
  • 海域 【カイイキ】 area of ocean
  • 公海 【コウカイ】 high seas, international waters
  • 内海 【ウチウミ】 inlet, bay, inland sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海辺 【うみべ】 beach, seashore, seaside, coast
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
1-19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
swallow (bird)
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 燕窩 【エンカ】 swift's nest (used to make bird's nest soup)
  • 燕楽 【エンガク】 Ancient Chinese banquet music
  • 飛燕 【ヒエン】 swallow in flight

Kun reading compounds

  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)
  • 若い燕 【わかいつばめ】 young lover of an older woman, boy toy
  • 小洞燕 【しょうどうつばめ】 sand martin (Riparia riparia)
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4, yan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • golondrina

Portuguese

French

4070 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3142 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19429 Morohashi
3489 New Nelson (John Haig)
2869 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k13.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-12 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-17-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71d5 Unicode hex code