Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
Variants:
melodious, clear, bright, serene, cheerful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1374 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 朗報 【ロウホウ】 good news
  • 朗読 【ロウドク】 reading aloud, recitation
  • 晃朗 【コウロウ】 bright and brilliant
  • 融朗 【ユウロウ】 brightness, clearness

Kun reading compounds

  • 朗らか 【ほがらか】 cheerful, merry, sunny, melodious, bright (sky, day, etc.), fine, clear

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 お、 さえ、 ろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lang3
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • claro
  • sereno
  • melodioso
  • sonoro

Portuguese

  • melódico
  • limpa
  • alegre
  • sereno
  • brilhante

French

  • radieux
  • brillant
  • clair
  • mélodieux
  • serein
  • joyeux
1005 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
995 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1450 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3762 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1610 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1414 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1394 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1754 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1878 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1628 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1006 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1679 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1481 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14362P Morohashi
1325 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4802 New Nelson (John Haig)
1469 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1579 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
917 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
846 2001 Kanji
4b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
3772.0 Four corner code
1-47-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6717 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
versify, singing, recital
On:
ギン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1956 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吟 【ギン】 recitation (of a poem), chanting, singing, composition (of a poem), composed poem, classical Chinese poetry form, stress of sound in noh song
  • 吟味 【ギンミ】 close examination, careful investigation, close inspection, careful selection, inquiry, enquiry, scrutiny, testing, investigation of a crime, inquiry into someone's guilt, winner (of the most rounds, i.e. a full game), reciting and appreciating traditional poetry
  • 愛吟 【アイギン】 love of reciting or singing favourite poems or songs
  • 詠吟 【エイギン】 reciting poetry

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin2
Korean:
um

Spanish

  • tararear
  • canturrear
  • gemir
  • quejarse

Portuguese

  • declamar
  • cantar
  • recital

French

  • versifier
  • réciter
  • récital
  • chant
1182 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1805 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
898 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1043 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
369 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1250 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1904 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
299 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1603 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3330 Morohashi
230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
740 New Nelson (John Haig)
1589 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1714 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1104 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3760 2001 Kanji
3d4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
6802.7 Four corner code
1-22-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
541f Unicode hex code