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

Speed

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, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 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
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
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 祭典 【サイテン】 festival
  • 祭壇 【サイダン】 altar
  • 葬祭 【ソウサイ】 funerals and ceremonial occasions
  • 慰霊祭 【イレイサイ】 memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 祭る 【まつる】 to deify, to enshrine, to pray, to worship
  • 祭り 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming, galore (as in "goals galore"), frenzy, mania
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri
  • 祭り 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming, galore (as in "goals galore"), frenzy, mania
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri

Readings

Chinese:
ji4, zhai4
Korean:
je, chae

Spanish

  • celebración
  • fiesta
  • venerar
  • adorar

Portuguese

  • Festival
  • ritual
  • oferecer orações
  • celebrar
  • deificar
  • santificar
  • adorar

French

  • rituel
  • fête
  • prières
  • célébration
  • déifier
  • enchâsser
  • adoration
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
299 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
283 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
423 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1467 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
617 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
627 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2329 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1111 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24700 Morohashi
2672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4092 New Nelson (John Haig)
1102 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2541 2001 Kanji
4e6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2790.1 Four corner code
1-26-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
796d Unicode hex code