Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
nun
Kun:
あま
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尼 【ニ】 bhikkhuni (fully ordained nun), Indonesia
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 僧尼 【ソウニ】 monks and nuns
  • 修道尼 【シュウドウニ】 nun

Kun reading compounds

  • 尼 【あま】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister, bitch, Amagasaki (city in Hyogo Prefecture), Amazon (online retailer)
  • 尼鷺 【あまさぎ】 cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni2
Korean:
ni, il

Spanish

  • monja budista
  • monja

Portuguese

  • Freira

French

  • nonne
1674 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1661 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1228 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
175 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1620 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
522 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2611 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1063 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7635 Morohashi
3033 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 New Nelson (John Haig)
1054 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1046 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
7721.2 Four corner code
1-38-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Buddhist priest, monk
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 僧 【ソウ】 monk, priest, sangha (the Buddhist community)
  • 僧侶 【ソウリョ】 priest, monk, bonze
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 高僧 【コウソウ】 high priest, highly-ranked priest, virtuous priest, priest of great sanctity and learning

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
seng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • monje budista
  • bonzo

Portuguese

  • Monge budista

French

  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
1525 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
536 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1007 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1829 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
131 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
180 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
991 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1076X Morohashi
159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 New Nelson (John Haig)
982 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2178 2001 Kanji
2a11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2826.6 Four corner code
1-33-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50e7 Unicode hex code