Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
short, tiny
Parts:
infancy, childhood
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1227 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幼児 【ヨウジ】 young child, toddler, child over 1 but not yet of school age
  • 幼少 【ヨウショウ】 infancy, childhood, tender age
  • 長幼 【チョウヨウ】 young and old
  • 老幼 【ロウヨウ】 old and young

Kun reading compounds

  • 幼い 【おさない】 very young, childish, immature
  • 幼い頃 【おさないころ】 when one was a very young child, very early in one's life

Readings

Japanese names:
うぶ、 わか
Chinese:
you4
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • infancia
  • niñez
  • infantil
  • aniñado
  • inocente

Portuguese

  • infância

French

  • enfance
  • tendre enfance
996 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
985 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1099 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1495 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1334 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
505 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
428 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1293 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1099 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
222 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
140 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
168 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1390 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9193 Morohashi
191 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1599 New Nelson (John Haig)
1378 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1478 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
838 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2745 2001 Kanji
2g3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2472.7 Four corner code
45-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e7c Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 Unicode hex code