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

12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
recitation, poem, song, composing
Kun:
よ.むうた.う
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2000 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詠 【エイ】 recitation (of a poem), chanting, singing, composition (of a poem), composed poem
  • 詠歌 【エイカ】 poem (esp. tanka), song, composition of a poem or song, pilgrim's song, pilgrim's hymn, singing a poem or song in a loud voice
  • 朗詠 【ロウエイ】 recitation (of Japanese or Chinese poem)
  • 遺詠 【イエイ】 posthumous song or poem

Kun reading compounds

  • 詠む 【よむ】 to compose (a Japanese poem), to write, to use as the theme of a poem, to recite (e.g. a poem), to chant, to intone
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing of (love, beauty, etc.) in a poem, to express in the form of a poem, to recite (a poem)

Readings

Japanese names:
うた、 え、 ええ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • recital
  • composición
  • poesía
  • recitar
  • componer
  • escribir poesía

Portuguese

  • recital
  • poema
  • canção
  • composição

French

  • composer (un poème)
  • récitation
  • poème
  • chanson
1016 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1942 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4336 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1749 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1664 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1272 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1905 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1669 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1894 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1004 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35409 Morohashi
1500 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5584 New Nelson (John Haig)
345 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
369 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1583 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3042 2001 Kanji
7a5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0363.2 Four corner code
1-17-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a60 Unicode hex code