Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
boulder, rock, cliff
Kun:
いわ
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岩盤 【ガンバン】 bedrock
  • 岩石 【ガンセキ】 rock
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 石灰岩 【セッカイガン】 limestone

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩 【いわ】 rock, boulder, crag, cliff, anchor
  • 岩間 【いわま】 among rocks
  • 一枚岩 【いちまいいわ】 monolith, large slab of rock
  • 浮岩 【うきいわ】 rock partially submerged in water, rock partially emerging from the water, pumice stone

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • roca

Portuguese

  • rochedo
  • rocha
  • penhedo

French

  • rocher
  • roc
  • falaise
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
744 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1414 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
821 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
942 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7985 Morohashi
2235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 New Nelson (John Haig)
770 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
3o5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2260.1 Four corner code
20-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca9 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
swallow (bird)
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 燕窩 【エンカ】 swift's nest (used to make bird's nest soup)
  • 燕楽 【エンガク】 Ancient Chinese banquet music
  • 飛燕 【ヒエン】 swallow in flight

Kun reading compounds

  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)
  • 若い燕 【わかいつばめ】 young lover of an older woman
  • 腰赤燕 【こしあかつばめ】 red-rumped swallow (Hirundo daurica), striated swallow (Hirundo striolata)
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

Readings

Chinese:
yan4, yan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • golondrina

Portuguese

French

4070 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3142 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19429 Morohashi
3489 New Nelson (John Haig)
2869 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k13.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-12 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
17-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71d5 Unicode hex code