Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
875 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 尾 【ビ】 Chinese "Tail" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for fish, shrimp, etc.
  • 尾行 【ビコウ】 shadow, tail, following
  • 最後尾 【サイコウビ】 end of a line (queue)
  • 交尾 【コウビ】 copulation (in animals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 尾 【お】 tail (animal, kite, comet, etc.), tail end, slope at the foot of a mountain
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge
  • 虎の尾 【とらのお】 tiger's tail, gooseneck loosestrife (species of flowering plant, Lysimachia clethroides), Asplenium incisum (species of spleenwort)
  • 岡虎の尾 【おかとらのお】 gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides)

Readings

Chinese:
wei3, yi3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • cola
  • final
  • parte trasera
  • contador de peces

Portuguese

  • rabo
  • fim
  • sufixo para contagem de p/ peixes
  • fundo de uma rampa

French

  • queue
  • bout
  • compteur de poissons
  • bas de pente (montagne)
1734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
675 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1005 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
505 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1934 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7650 Morohashi
3062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1915 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2064 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
40-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3e Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
adhere, attach, refer to, append
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
322 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 付近 【フキン】 neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, environs, approaching
  • 付加 【フカ】 addition, annexation, appendage
  • 貼付 【チョウフ】 pasting, sticking, attaching, affixing, appending
  • 回付 【カイフ】 transmitting, referring to, passing on

Kun reading compounds

  • 付ける 【つける】 to attach, to join, to add, to append, to affix, to stick, to glue, to fasten, to sew on, to apply (ointment), to furnish (a house with), to wear, to put on, to keep a diary, to make an entry, to appraise, to set (a price), to allot, to budget, to assign, to bring alongside, to place (under guard or doctor), to follow, to shadow, to load, to give (courage to), to keep (an eye on), to establish (relations or understanding), to turn on (light), to produce flowers, to produce fruit
  • 付け 【つけ】 bill, bill of sale, payment invoice, tab (for later payment), credit, contact move (in go), direct attack to an enemy stone, sound effect produced by striking with clappers a wooden board in kabuki, letter, reason, motive, pretext, one's fortune, one's luck
  • 付け根 【つけね】 root, joint, base, crotch
  • 振り付け 【ふりつけ】 choreography, dance composition, dance coaching
  • 締め付け 【しめつけ】 pressure, clamping, tightening, fastening
  • 付く 【つく】 to be attached, to be connected with, to adhere, to stick, to cling, to remain imprinted, to scar, to stain, to dye, to bear (fruit, interest, etc.), to be acquired (of a habit, ability, etc.), to increase (of strength, etc.), to take root, to accompany, to attend, to follow, to study with, to side with, to belong to, to possess, to haunt, to be lit, to be lighted, to be settled, to be resolved, to be decided, to be given (of a name, price, etc.), to be sensed, to be perceived, to be lucky, to become (a state, condition, etc.)
  • 付喪神 【つくもがみ】 artifact spirit, in folk belief, long-lived objects (household objects, living beings, nature, etc.) become inhabited by a spirit
  • 付き 【つき】 furnished with, including, attached to, impression, appearance, luck, sociality, under, assistant (e.g. to a manager), soup base
  • 付き合い 【つきあい】 association, socializing, socialising, fellowship
  • 紋付 【もんつき】 clothing (e.g. kimono) decorated with one's family crest
  • 原付 【げんつき】 motorized two-wheeled vehicle (with a displacement of less than 50cc), scooter, moped

Readings

Japanese names:
つけ
Chinese:
fu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • adherir
  • pegar
  • adjuntar
  • unir
  • atar

Portuguese

  • aderir
  • anexar

French

  • coller
  • attacher
  • soumettre à
  • ajouter
502 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
602 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
574 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
251 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
363 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
259 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
302 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
126 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
192 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
192 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
62 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
35 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
19 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
19 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
373 Morohashi
31 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
124 New Nelson (John Haig)
1000 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1075 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
454 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2148 2001 Kanji
2a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2420.0 Four corner code
41-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ed8 Unicode hex code