Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
Variants:
accompany, obey, submit to, comply, follow, secondary, incidental, subordinate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
601 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 従 【ジュウ】 subordinate, secondary, junior, incidental
  • 従業員 【ジュウギョウイン】 employee, worker
  • 専従 【センジュウ】 working exclusively for, working full-time (for)
  • 侍従 【ジジュウ】 chamberlain
  • 従容 【ショウヨウ】 calm, composed, tranquil
  • 従容自若 【ショウヨウジジャク】 having presence of mind, imperturbable, calm and self-possessed, with serenity
  • 追従 【ツイショウ】 flattery, sycophancy, adulation
  • 阿諛追従 【アユツイショウ】 excessive flattery, adulation
  • 従 【ジュ】 lesser (of equal court ranks), lower, junior
  • 従 【ジュウ】 subordinate, secondary, junior, incidental

Kun reading compounds

  • 従う 【したがう】 to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow, to observe, to conform to, to yield to, to follow (a person), to accompany, to go with, to go alongside (e.g. a river), to follow (e.g. a sign), to serve (as), to engage in (work)
  • 従える 【したがえる】 to be accompanied by, to be attended by, to take along (someone), to conquer, to subjugate, to subdue

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cong2
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • seguir
  • obedecer
  • doblegar

Portuguese

  • acompanhar
  • obedecer
  • submeter a
  • concordar
  • seguir
  • subordinado
  • acidental
  • secundário

French

  • accompagner
  • obéir
  • se soumettre à
  • se conformer à
  • suivre
  • s'ensuivre
  • secondaire
  • accessoire
  • subordonné
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
902 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
891 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
727 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1613 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
673 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1050 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1482 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1579 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
642 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
628 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
309 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
886 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10133 Morohashi
415 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1745 New Nelson (John Haig)
877 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
942 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
329 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
903 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2070 2001 Kanji
3i7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
2828.1 Four corner code
1-29-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f93 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
elder sister
Kun:
あねはは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1473 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 姉 【シ】 honorific suffix used after the name of a woman of equal or higher status
  • 姉妹 【シマイ】 sisters
  • 実姉 【ジッシ】 biological older sister, real elder sister
  • 兄姉 【ケイシ】 brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 姉 【あね】 older sister, elder sister
  • 姉さん 【ねえさん】 older sister, elder sister, young lady, miss, ma'am
  • 大姉 【おおあね】 eldest sister

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hermana mayor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais velha

French

  • soeur aînée
413 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
498 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1329 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1207 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
120 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
154 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
847 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
77 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
438 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6165 Morohashi
280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 New Nelson (John Haig)
413 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
442 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1744 2001 Kanji
3e5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
4042.7 Four corner code
1-27-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59c9 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
younger sister
Kun:
いもうと
On:
マイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 妹君 【イモウトギミ】 (younger) sister
  • 義妹 【ギマイ】 sister-in-law (spouse's younger sister or younger brother's wife), younger stepsister, younger adopted sister, non-blood-related younger sister
  • 弟妹 【テイマイ】 younger brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 妹 【いもうと】 younger sister
  • 妹君 【いもうとぎみ】 (younger) sister

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 せ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei4
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • hermana menor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais jovem

French

  • soeur cadette
319 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
207 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1204 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
427 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
153 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
848 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
408 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
441 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6138 Morohashi
278 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1199 New Nelson (John Haig)
220 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
234 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4549.0 Four corner code
1-43-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59b9 Unicode hex code