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

  • 朗読 【ロウドク】 reading aloud, recitation
  • 朗報 【ロウホウ】 good news
  • 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

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
report, news, reward, retribution
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
167 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 報 【ホウ】 information, news, report, reward, retribution
  • 報告 【ホウコク】 report, information
  • 予報 【ヨホウ】 forecast, prediction
  • 情報 【ジョウホウ】 information, news, report, intelligence, information (data contained in characters, signals, code, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 報いる 【むくいる】 to reward, to recompense, to repay, to retaliate, to get revenge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bao4
Korean:
bo, bu

Spanish

  • informar
  • recompensar
  • responder
  • compensar
  • reembolsar

Portuguese

  • relatório
  • notícias
  • recompensa
  • retribuição

French

  • rapport
  • information
  • faire savoir
  • récompense
  • rétribution
717 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
810 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
789 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
306 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
295 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
436 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1667 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
685 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
698 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
352 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1515 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5275 Morohashi
1698 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1059 New Nelson (John Haig)
1507 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1625 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
767 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
3b9.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4744.7 Four corner code
1-42-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5831 Unicode hex code