Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
lad, boy (ancient)
Kun:
ひこ
On:
ゲン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1117 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 諸彦 【ショゲン】 many accomplished persons
  • 俊彦 【シュンゲン】 gifted man, accomplished man

Kun reading compounds

  • 彦 【ひこ】 boy
  • 彦星 【ひこぼし】 Altair (star in the constellation Aquila), Alpha Aquilae
  • 猿田彦 【さるたひこ】 Sarutahiko (Shinto god), Sarudahiko, Sarutabiko, Sarudabiko

Readings

Japanese names:
よし、 こ、 ひろ、 やす
Chinese:
yan4
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • hombre bello
  • muchacho

Portuguese

French

  • bonhomme
  • écho (phon.)
1076 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3347 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1931 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1007 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2067 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4085 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2072 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1732 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9981 Morohashi
3295 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1714 New Nelson (John Haig)
1716 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1852 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
460 2001 Kanji
5b4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-3 SKIP code
2-4-5 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
1-41-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f66 Unicode hex code