Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
delight, joy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1065 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歓 【カン】 joy, enjoyment, delight, pleasure
  • 歓喜 【カンキ】 delight, great joy
  • 哀歓 【アイカン】 joys and sorrows, happiness and sadness
  • 交歓 【コウカン】 exchange of courtesies (cordialities), fraternization, fraternisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 喜ぶ 【よろこぶ】 to be delighted, to be glad, to be pleased, to congratulate, to gratefully accept

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan1
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • alegría
  • felicidad
  • deleite
  • diversión

Portuguese

  • deleite
  • prazer

French

  • joie
  • plaisir
  • ravissement
753 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
639 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1030 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
652 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1450 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2352 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1052 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1095 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1132 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1126 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2342 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1650 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
577 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16197 Morohashi
1867 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2948 New Nelson (John Haig)
570 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
612 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1776 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2362 2001 Kanji
4j11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-4 SKIP code
8728.2 Four corner code
1-20-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b53 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
call, call out to, invite
Kun:
よ.ぶ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
498 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呼吸 【コキュウ】 breathing, respiration, knack, trick, secret (of doing something), harmony, balance, synchronization, accord, short interval, short pause
  • 呼応 【コオウ】 hailing each other, acting in concert, responding (to), sympathizing (with), agreement, concord
  • 連呼 【レンコ】 calling repeatedly (e.g. someone's name), pronouncing successively (usu. repeating a syllable with voicing, as in "tsuzuku")
  • 点呼 【テンコ】 roll-call, muster

Kun reading compounds

  • 呼ぶ 【よぶ】 to call out (to), to call, to invoke, to summon (a doctor, etc.), to invite, to designate, to name, to brand, to garner (support, etc.), to gather, to take as one's wife
  • 呼子鳥 【よぶこどり】 calling bird (esp. a cuckoo)

Readings

Japanese names:
よぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu1
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • llamar
  • aspirar

Portuguese

  • chamada
  • chamar para
  • convidar

French

  • appeler
  • inviter
867 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
640 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
914 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1000 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
571 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
324 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1497 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3471 Morohashi
273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 New Nelson (John Haig)
1485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1597 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
862 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3747 2001 Kanji
3d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6204.9 Four corner code
1-24-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547c Unicode hex code