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 【ヨウ】 infancy, childhood, infant, child
  • 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, little, 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
1-45-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e7c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
root, radical, head (pimple)
Kun:
-ね
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 根 【コン】 stick-to-itiveness, perseverance, persistence, radical (esp. one that tends to ionize easily), root, indriya (faculty of the body having a specific function, i.e. the sensory organs)
  • 根幹 【コンカン】 foundation, root, basis, core, fundamentals, root and trunk
  • 事実無根 【ジジツムコン】 groundless, entirely contrary to fact
  • 球根 【キュウコン】 (plant) bulb

Kun reading compounds

  • 根 【ね】 root (of a plant), root (of a tooth, hair, etc.), center (of a pimple, etc.), root (of all evil, etc.), source, origin, cause, basis, one's true nature, (fishing) reef
  • 根ざす 【ねざす】 to come from, to have roots in
  • 島根 【しまね】 Shimane (prefecture), island country
  • 尾根 【おね】 (mountain) ridge

Readings

Chinese:
gen1
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • raíz matemática
  • perseverancia
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • raiz
  • radical
  • verruga

French

  • racine
  • radical
  • point noir (acné)
216 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
282 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
535 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
425 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
632 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1372 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
314 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1092 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1167 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
631 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
841 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1473 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14745 Morohashi
930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2670 New Nelson (John Haig)
1461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1571 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
390 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
355 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1865 2001 Kanji
4a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4793.2 Four corner code
1-26-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6839 Unicode hex code