Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 往年 【オウネン】 years gone by, earlier years, former years, the past
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 maturity, mature age
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
tooth, molar
Parts:
Variants:
age
Kun:
よわいとし
On:
レイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
770 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 齢 【レイ】 instar
  • 適齢 【テキレイ】 suitable age
  • 加齢 【カレイ】 aging, ageing, adding to one's years

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Chinese:
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • años
  • edad

Portuguese

  • idade

French

  • âge
1925 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1054 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5431 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1354 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1023 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
852 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1404 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1943 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1675 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1415 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48632P Morohashi
1895 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7093 New Nelson (John Haig)
1403 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1505 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1892 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1244 2001 Kanji
6b11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-5 SKIP code
2873.7 Four corner code
46-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9f62 Unicode hex code