Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
mother
Kun:
はは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
570 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 母国 【ボコク】 one's homeland
  • 母校 【ボコウ】 alma mater
  • 養父母 【ヨウフボ】 adoptive parents
  • 空母 【クウボ】 aircraft carrier

Kun reading compounds

  • 母 【はは】 mother
  • 母親 【ははおや】 mother
  • 必要は発明の母 【ひつようははつめいのはは】 necessity is the mother of invention
  • 義理の母 【ぎりのはは】 mother-in-law, foster mother, stepmother
  • 母屋 【もや】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline, main building (of a manor), central room (in traditional palatial-style architecture)
  • 母屋桁 【もやげた】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline
  • 雲母 【うんも】 mica, isinglass
  • 乳母 【うば】 wet nurse, nursing mother

Readings

Chinese:
mu3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • madre
  • base
  • cimientos

Portuguese

  • mãe
  • materno

French

  • maman
  • mère
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
203 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
554 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
89 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
326 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
112 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
112 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
102 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16723 Morohashi
3475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3005 New Nelson (John Haig)
101 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a5.36 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
7750.0 Four corner code
42-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bcd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mister, you, ruler, male name suffix
Kun:
きみ-ぎみ
On:
クン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
947 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 君 【クン】 Mr (junior), master, boy
  • 君子 【クンシ】 man of virtue, wise man, (true) gentleman, person of high rank, the four gentlemen (plum, chrysanthemum, orchid, and bamboo)
  • 夫君 【フクン】 someone else's husband
  • 名君 【メイクン】 wise ruler, enlightened monarch, benevolent lord

Kun reading compounds

  • 君 【きみ】 you, buddy, pal, monarch, ruler, sovereign, (one's) master
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 大君 【おおきみ】 emperor, king, prince
  • 嫁が君 【よめがきみ】 mouse

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • señor
  • don
  • tú (familiarmente)

Portuguese

  • rapaz
  • sufixo p/ nome

French

  • jeune homme
  • tu
  • suffixe de nom (-kun)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
266 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
700 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
899 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
479 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
403 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
515 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
793 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
807 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3974 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2045 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1170 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3323 Morohashi
3206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
746 New Nelson (John Haig)
1162 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1246 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
204 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
280 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3577 2001 Kanji
3d4.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-3 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
1760.7 Four corner code
23-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
541b Unicode hex code