Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
daytime, noon
Kun:
ひる
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1115 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 昼食 【チュウショク】 lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
  • 昼間 【ヒルマ】 daytime, during the day, time from sunrise until sunset, diurnal period
  • 春昼 【シュンチュウ】 spring day (which seems long and quiet)

Kun reading compounds

  • 昼 【ひる】 noon, midday, daytime, lunch
  • 昼食 【ちゅうしょく】 lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
  • 小昼 【こひる】 just before noon, late-morning snack
  • 夜昼 【よるひる】 day and night

Readings

Chinese:
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • día
  • mediodía

Portuguese

  • dia
  • meio-dia

French

  • journée
  • midi
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
188 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
172 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
863 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
53 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
828 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
189 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
983 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
478 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
92 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
974 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3841 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1972 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2668 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1084 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13886 Morohashi
3097 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2450 New Nelson (John Haig)
1075 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
184 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
4c5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-8-1 SKIP code
7710.6 Four corner code
35-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
663c Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
shoot, arrow
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鳶飛魚躍 【エンピギョヤク】 all of creation following their original natures, living and enjoying themselves freely, the kites fly and the fish leap, Heaven's will that all of creation shall follow their original natures and live freely, as a ruler's benevolence spreads, the people will find their places in the land based on their abilities

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳶 【とび】 black kite (Milvus migrans), construction worker, scaffold erector, firefighter, fire hook, reddish brown, Inverness cape, filcher, sneak thief, pilferer
  • 鳶色 【とびいろ】 reddish brown
  • 赤鳶 【あかとび】 red kite (Milvus milvus)
  • 糞鳶 【くそとび】 common buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • 鳶 【とび】 black kite (Milvus migrans), construction worker, scaffold erector, firefighter, fire hook, reddish brown, Inverness cape, filcher, sneak thief, pilferer
  • 鳶足 【とんびあし】 sitting position similar to seiza (but with both legs splayed out slightly and one's backside resting directly on the ground)
  • 昼鳶 【ひるとんび】 sneak thief

Readings

Chinese:
yuan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1559 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2179 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3919 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2727 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46674 Morohashi
6938 New Nelson (John Haig)
2836 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
4332.7 Four corner code
38-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9cf6 Unicode hex code