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 Buddhist nun), Indonesia
  • 尼加拉瓦 【ニカラグア】 Nicaragua
  • 僧尼 【ソウニ】 monks and nuns
  • 修道尼 【シュウドウニ】 nun

Kun reading compounds

  • 尼 【あま】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 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

19 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
gauze, thin silk, Rome, arrange, spread out
Kun:
うすもの
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1831 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 薄物 【ウスモノ】 lightweight fabric or clothing, silk gauze, thin silk, Latin (language)
  • ラテン語 【ラテンゴ】 Latin (language)
  • 修羅 【シュラ】 Asura, demigod, anti-god, titan, demigods that fight the Devas (gods) in Hindu mythology, fighting, carnage, conflict, strife, sledge (for conveying large rocks, logs, etc.), log slide, chute, flume
  • 甲羅 【コウラ】 shell (of crab, tortoise, etc.), carapace, plastron, person's back, years of experience

Kun reading compounds

  • 薄物 【うすもの】 lightweight fabric or clothing, silk gauze, thin silk, Latin (language)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
luo2, luo1
Korean:
ra

Spanish

  • compresa
  • gasa de seda
  • bien alineado
  • Roma

Portuguese

  • gaze
  • seda fina
  • Roma

French

  • gaze
  • soie fine
  • Rome
1887 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1762 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3654 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1656 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2937 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1860 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2017 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1672 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1469 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3244 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1679 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1354 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28397 Morohashi
2622 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4655 New Nelson (John Haig)
1342 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1442 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1919 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
5g14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-14 SKIP code
6091.4 Four corner code
1-45-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f85 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 蜥蜴 【トカゲ】 lizard, skink lizard (Scincidae spp.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 蜥蜴 【とかげ】 lizard, skink lizard (Scincidae spp.)
  • 蜥蜴座 【とかげざ】 Lacerta (constellation), the Lizard

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
seog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4155 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33157 Morohashi
5338 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
5212.1 Four corner code
1-73-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8725 Unicode hex code

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Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4152 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33190 Morohashi
5335 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
5612.7 Four corner code
1-73-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8734 Unicode hex code