Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
willow
Kun:
やなぎ
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 柳 【リュウ】 Chinese "Willow" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 柳暗花明 【リュウアンカメイ】 beautiful scenery of spring, red-light district
  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 花柳 【カリュウ】 red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 柳 【やなぎ】 willow (any tree of genus Salix), weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
  • 柳刃包丁 【やなぎばぼうちょう】 kitchen knife for sashimi
  • 青柳 【あおやぎ】 green willow (i.e. one that has budded), meat of the trough shell (Mactra chinensis)
  • 化粧柳 【けしょうやなぎ】 chosenia (Chosenia arbutifolia) (species of willow, also Salix arbutifolia)

Readings

Japanese names:
なぎ、 や、 やい、 やぎ、 やな、 やない
Chinese:
liu3
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • sauce
  • mimbre

Portuguese

  • salgueiro

French

  • saule
1898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1471 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2032 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1086 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1434 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14662 Morohashi
899 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1525 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1272 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1844 2001 Kanji
4a5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4792.0 Four corner code
44-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f3 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 仙蓼 【センリョウ】 Chloranthus glaber
  • 木天蓼 【マタタビ】 silver vine (Actinidia polygama), cat powder

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓼 【たで】 knotweed (Polygonaceae), jointweed, smartweed, water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)
  • 蓼藍 【たであい】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 藍蓼 【あいたで】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 柳蓼 【やなぎたで】 water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)

Readings

Chinese:
liao3
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2229 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
31744X Morohashi
5166 New Nelson (John Haig)
3k11.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
2-4-12 SKIP code
4420.2 Four corner code
72-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84fc Unicode hex code