Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
chief, beginning
Kun:
かしら
On:
モウボウミョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2127 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 孟母三遷 【モウボサンセン】 the importance of creating an environment conducive to a child's learning, Mencius' mother, three moves
  • 孟子 【モウシ】 Mencius (372-289 BCE), Mengzi, Mencius (one of the Four Books)
  • 孔孟 【コウモウ】 Confucius and Mencius
  • 論孟 【ロンモウ】 the Confucian Analects and the Discourses of Mencius

Readings

Japanese names:
たけし、 たけ、 はる、 はじめ、 つとむ、 おさ、 はい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
meng4
Korean:
maeng, mang

Spanish

  • jefe
  • principio
  • comienzo
  • grande

Portuguese

French

1269 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
667 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2049 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2760 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1412 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1906 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6960 Morohashi
2220 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1291 New Nelson (John Haig)
2872 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-2-5 SKIP code
1710.7 Four corner code
1-44-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b5f Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
wandering, waves, billows, reckless, unrestrained
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1508 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 浪 【ロウ】 person who has spent X years after graduating high school attempting to get admitted to (a specific) university
  • 浪費 【ロウヒ】 waste, extravagance
  • 放浪 【ホウロウ】 wandering
  • 1浪 【イチロウ】 failing college entrance exams and retaking them a year later

Readings

Japanese names:
なに、 なみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lang4
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • ola
  • onda
  • ondulación
  • fluctuación
  • divagación
  • vagar
  • inutilidad

Portuguese

  • vagabundando
  • ondas
  • vagas

French

  • ondes
  • vagues
  • flots
1937 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1445 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1197 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1475 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1339 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1753 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1877 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1398 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1202 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
527 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1482 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17482 Morohashi
439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3155 New Nelson (John Haig)
1470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
365 2001 Kanji
3a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3313.2 Four corner code
1-47-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d6a Unicode hex code