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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Stroke order

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

9 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
autumn
Kun:
あきとき
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
635 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 秋風 【アキカゼ】 autumn breeze, fall breeze
  • 秋晴れ 【アキバレ】 clear autumnal weather
  • 今秋 【コンシュウ】 this autumn, this fall, autumn of this year
  • 中秋 【チュウシュウ】 15th day of the 8th lunar month, eighth month of the lunar calendar

Kun reading compounds

  • 秋 【あき】 autumn, fall
  • 秋風 【あきかぜ】 autumn breeze, fall breeze
  • 春秋 【しゅんじゅう】 spring and autumn, spring and fall, years, age, The Spring and Autumn Annals, The Chronicles of Lu, Chunqiu, Ch'un Ch'iu
  • 中秋 【ちゅうしゅう】 15th day of the 8th lunar month, eighth month of the lunar calendar
  • 時 【とき】 time, hour, moment, occasion, case, chance, opportunity, season, the times, the age, the day, tense
  • 危急存亡の秋 【ききゅうそんぼうのとき】 crisis, critical moment, critical time

Readings

Japanese names:
あい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu1
Korean:
chu

Spanish

  • otoño

Portuguese

  • outono

French

  • automne
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
156 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
140 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
540 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
164 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
233 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
878 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
462 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
470 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1431 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1464 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
776 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1054 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
909 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24940 Morohashi
1139 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4131 New Nelson (John Haig)
900 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
966 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
178 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2262 2001 Kanji
5d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
2998.0 Four corner code
1-29-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79cb Unicode hex code