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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Stroke order

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...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 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, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 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)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
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
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess
Kun:
みや
On:
キュウグウクウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宮 【キュウ】 palace, tonic (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women), zodiacal sign
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 巨蟹宮 【キョカイキュウ】 Cancer (4th zodiacal sign), the Crab
  • 宮司 【グウジ】 chief priest
  • 宮寺 【グウジ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine
  • 二宮 【ニグウ】 the Two Ise Shrines
  • 東宮 【トウグウ】 crown prince
  • 宮内庁 【クナイチョウ】 Imperial Household Agency
  • 宮内 【クナイ】 inside the Imperial Palace, Department of the Imperial Household
  • 月宮 【ゲッキュウ】 moon palace of the Hindu god Chandra
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 内宮 【ナイクウ】 Inner Ise Shrine
  • 外宮 【ゲクウ】 outer shrine of the Ise Grand Shrine

Kun reading compounds

  • 宮 【みや】 shrine, palace, imperial residence, Imperial prince, Imperial princess, headboard with built-in shelves, drawers, etc., temple
  • 宮家 【みやけ】 house of a prince of the blood
  • 若宮 【わかみや】 young imperial prince, child of the imperial family, shrine dedicated to a child of the god of the main shrine, newly built shrine (to which a divided tutelary deity has just been transferred)
  • 大宮 【おおみや】 imperial palace, shrine, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress Dowager, woman of imperial lineage who has borne a child, elderly woman of imperial lineage

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 み
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gung

Spanish

  • príncipe
  • familia imperial
  • santuario

Portuguese

  • Templo Shinto
  • constelação
  • palácio
  • princesa

French

  • sanctuaire
  • constellations
  • palais
  • princesse
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
256 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
419 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1310 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
721 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
929 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2828 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1042 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7156 Morohashi
2274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1336 New Nelson (John Haig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
353 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.6 Four corner code
21-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bae Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pinch, pick, pluck, trim, clip, summarize
Kun:
つ.む
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摘発 【テキハツ】 exposing, unmasking, laying bare
  • 摘出 【テキシュツ】 picking out, taking out, (surgical) removal, exposure

Kun reading compounds

  • 摘む 【つむ】 to pick, to pluck, to snip, to cut, to nip, to trim

Readings

Japanese names:
つむ
Chinese:
zhai1, zhe2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • señalar
  • revelar
  • coger
  • pellizcar

Portuguese

  • pouco
  • escolher
  • puxão
  • arrumar
  • recomeçar

French

  • saisir du bout des doigts
  • pincer
  • cueillir
  • tailler (haie)
  • récapituler
1625 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1065 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1987 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1600 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1379 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2066 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1256 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
851 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
664 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12582 Morohashi
694 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2266 New Nelson (John Haig)
657 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
709 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1706 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1349 2001 Kanji
3c11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
5002.7 Four corner code
37-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6458 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
container, open mouth
Parts:
exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
13 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 出 【シュツ】 coming out, emerging, being born into (a certain family), being a native of (a particular place)
  • 出演 【シュツエン】 performance, appearance (in a stage, film, TV show, etc.)
  • 輩出 【ハイシュツ】 producing (people) in great numbers, appearing one after the other
  • 歳出 【サイシュツ】 annual expenditure
  • 出納 【スイトウ】 receipts and expenditure (disbursements)
  • 出納簿 【スイトウボ】 cashbook

Kun reading compounds

  • 出る 【でる】 to leave, to exit, to go out, to come out, to get out, to leave (on a journey), to depart, to start out, to set out, to move forward, to come to, to get to, to lead to, to reach, to appear, to come out, to emerge, to surface, to come forth, to turn up, to be found, to be detected, to be discovered, to be exposed, to show, to be exhibited, to be on display, to appear (in print), to be published, to be announced, to be issued, to be listed, to come out, to attend, to participate, to take part, to enter (an event), to play in, to perform, to be stated, to be expressed, to come up, to be brought up, to be raised, to sell, to exceed, to go over, to stick out, to protrude, to break out, to occur, to start, to originate, to be produced, to come from, to be derived from, to be given, to get, to receive, to be offered, to be provided, to be presented, to be submitted, to be handed in, to be turned in, to be paid, to answer (phone, door, etc.), to get, to assume (an attitude), to act, to behave, to pick up (speed, etc.), to gain, to flow (e.g. tears), to run, to bleed, to graduate
  • 出る杭は打たれる 【でるくいはうたれる】 the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, people that stick out too much get punished, tall trees catch much wind, people that excel at something become disliked
  • 出す 【だす】 to take out, to get out, to put out, to reveal, to show, to submit (e.g. thesis), to turn in, to publish, to make public, to send (e.g. letter), to produce (a sound), to start (fire), to serve (food), ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out), to begin ..., to start to ..., to burst into ...
  • 出すことは舌を出すも嫌い 【だすことはしたをだすもきらい】 being exceptionally stingy
  • 出でる 【いでる】 to go, to come

Readings

Japanese names:
いず、 いづ、 いで、 じ、 すっ、 すつ、 てん
Chinese:
chu1
Korean:
chul, chu

Spanish

  • salir
  • dejar
  • sacar

Portuguese

  • saída
  • deixa

French

  • sortir
  • quitter
  • présence
90 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
29 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
34 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
17 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
97 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
40 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
21 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
523 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
53 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
174 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
774 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1811 Morohashi
3498 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 New Nelson (John Haig)
767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
41 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
0a5.22 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2277.2 Four corner code
29-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51fa Unicode hex code