Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
lie down, sleep, rest, bed, remain unsold
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1034 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 寝 【ネ】 sleep
  • 寝具 【シング】 bedding, bedclothes

Kun reading compounds

  • 寝る 【ねる】 to lie down, to go to bed, to lie in bed, to sleep (lying down), to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse), to lie idle
  • 寝る子は育つ 【ねるこはそだつ】 sleep brings up a child well, a well-slept child is a well-kept child
  • 寝かす 【ねかす】 to put to sleep, to lay (something) on its side

Readings

Chinese:
qin3
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • acostarse
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • descanso
  • cama
  • invendável (encalhado)

French

  • être couché
  • dormir
  • se reposer
  • lit
  • invendu
1441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1079 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1326 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
918 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1079 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
493 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2034 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7278P Morohashi
2329 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1353 New Nelson (John Haig)
1150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
767 2001 Kanji
3m10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
31-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdd Unicode hex code

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, 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

8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
bring up, grow up, raise, rear
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 育児 【イクジ】 childcare, child-rearing, nursing, upbringing
  • 育英 【イクエイ】 education
  • 性教育 【セイキョウイク】 sex education
  • 社会教育 【シャカイキョウイク】 social education

Kun reading compounds

  • 育つ 【そだつ】 to be raised (e.g. child), to be brought up, to grow (up)
  • 育ち 【そだち】 growth, breeding, growing up (in, as), upbringing
  • 育ち盛り 【そだちざかり】 growth period (in children)
  • 育てる 【そだてる】 to raise, to rear, to bring up, to train, to teach, to educate, to promote the growth of, to nurture, to foster, to develop
  • 育む 【はぐくむ】 to raise, to bring up, to rear, to cultivate, to foster, to nurture

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yug

Spanish

  • educar
  • criar
  • ser educado
  • crecer

Portuguese

  • educar
  • crescer
  • levantar
  • elevar

French

  • élever
  • grandir
347 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
247 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
227 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
250 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
296 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
487 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
843 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
958 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
246 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
246 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
879 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1013 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2544 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29318 Morohashi
2050 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4773 New Nelson (John Haig)
759 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
821 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
259 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
292 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
446 2001 Kanji
2j6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
16-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80b2 Unicode hex code