Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 boy, man, male
  • 女子 【ジョシ】 woman, girl
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used in lieu of a signature), stamp, chop
  • 売れっ子 【うれっこ】 popular figure, person in demand, favorite, favourite
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
grandchild, descendants
Kun:
まご
On:
ソン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1388 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 孫 【ソン】 descendant (usu. of a certain generation), lineage, pedigree, grandchild
  • 孫子 【ソンシ】 Sun Tzu (Chinese military strategist; 544?-496 BCE), The Art of War (military text by Sun Tzu; c. 5th century BCE), Sun Bin Bing Fa (military text by Sun Bin)
  • 愛孫 【アイソン】 one's beloved grandchild
  • 外孫 【ガイソン】 grandchild from a daughter married into another family

Kun reading compounds

  • 孫 【まご】 grandchild
  • 孫娘 【まごむすめ】 granddaughter
  • 初孫 【ういまご】 first grandchild
  • 内孫 【ないそん】 child of one's heir

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sun1
Korean:
son

Spanish

  • nieto
  • descendientes

Portuguese

  • neto
  • descendentes

French

  • petits-enfants
  • descendants
458 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
565 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
538 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1356 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
644 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
457 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
910 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
932 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
448 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
463 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
492 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
370 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1405 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6987 Morohashi
410 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1296 New Nelson (John Haig)
1393 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1494 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
551 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3541 2001 Kanji
2c7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
1-2-7 SKIP code
1249.3 Four corner code
1-34-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b6b Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
luxuriant, thick, overgrown, frequency, complexity, trouble
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1198 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 繁 【ハン】 complexity, frequency, trouble, traditional Chinese character, unsimplified Chinese character
  • 繁栄 【ハンエイ】 prosperity, thriving, flourishing

Kun reading compounds

  • 茂る 【しげる】 to grow thickly, to be in full leaf, to be rampant, to luxuriate, to be luxurious
  • 繁く 【しげく】 frequently

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan2, po2
Korean:
beon, ban

Spanish

  • exuberante
  • próspero
  • sobrecrecido
  • complejo
  • problemático
  • confuso

Portuguese

  • luxuriante
  • espesso
  • coberto de vegetação
  • frequência
  • complexidade
  • dificuldade

French

  • luxuriant
  • épais
  • envahi (herbes)
  • fréquence
  • complexité
  • ennuis
1720 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3596 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1092 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1647 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2848 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1292 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1187 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1510 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3536 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2484 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1349 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27803P Morohashi
2853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4570 New Nelson (John Haig)
1337 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1435 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1845 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2341 2001 Kanji
6a10.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-6 SKIP code
8890.3 Four corner code
1-40-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e41 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
920 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 栄 【エイ】 honor, honour, glory, prosperity
  • 栄養 【エイヨウ】 nutrition, nourishment
  • 繁栄 【ハンエイ】 prosperity, thriving, flourishing
  • 共栄 【キョウエイ】 mutual prosperity

Kun reading compounds

  • 栄える 【さかえる】 to prosper, to flourish
  • 栄え 【はえ】 glory, splendour, honour
  • 映える 【はえる】 to shine, to glow, to look attractive, to look nice, to be set off (by)
  • 映える 【はえる】 to shine, to glow, to look attractive, to look nice, to be set off (by)
  • 栄 【えい】 honor, honour, glory, prosperity
  • 栄養 【えいよう】 nutrition, nourishment

Readings

Japanese names:
さかえ、 しげ、 てる、 なが、 ひで、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
rong2
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • florecer
  • prosperidad
  • honor
  • gloria
  • prosperar

Portuguese

  • florescer
  • prosperidade
  • honra
  • glória
  • esplendor

French

  • florissant
  • prospérité
  • honneur
  • gloire
  • splendeur
549 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
450 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
427 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
745 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2239 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
777 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
631 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
969 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
723 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
736 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1188 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1054 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1642 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
332 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14687P Morohashi
2574 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2635 New Nelson (John Haig)
326 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
348 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
520 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
964 2001 Kanji
3n6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2-3-6 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
9090.4 Four corner code
1-17-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6804 Unicode hex code