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

24 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
heron
Kun:
さぎ
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2172 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 白鷺 【シラサギ】 heron with all-white plumage (incl. egrets), white heron
  • 烏鷺 【ウロ】 crows and herons, black and white (esp. go stones), go (game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鷺 【さぎ】 heron (Ardeidae)
  • 鷺苔 【さぎごけ】 Miquel's mazus (species of small flowering plant, Mazus miquelii)
  • 白鷺 【しらさぎ】 heron with all-white plumage (incl. egrets), white heron
  • 五位鷺 【ごいさぎ】 black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), night heron

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu4
Korean:
ro

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5369 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3621 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
47362 Morohashi
7006 New Nelson (John Haig)
2833 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11b13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-13-11 SKIP code
6732.7 Four corner code
1-26-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9dfa Unicode hex code