Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
orphan, alone
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1239 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 孤児 【コジ】 orphan, person without friends
  • 恋 【コイ】 (romantic) love
  • 遺孤 【イコ】 orphan

Readings

Chinese:
gu1
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • huérfano
  • sólo

Portuguese

  • órfão

French

  • orphelin
  • seul
1229 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1440 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1270 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1768 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1205 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1480 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1577 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1381 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
462 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
426 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
263 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
317 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1897 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6966X Morohashi
356 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1293 New Nelson (John Haig)
1879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2024 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1225 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3562 2001 Kanji
2c6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
1-2-6 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1243.0 Four corner code
1-24-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b64 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan, child left by the deceased, abandoned child

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)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
1-27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 Unicode hex code