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

12 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
honorable, manipulate, govern
Kun:
おん-お-み-
On:
ギョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1087 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 御 【ギョ】 honorific affix, honorific prefix
  • 御苑 【ギョエン】 imperial garden
  • 自動制御 【ジドウセイギョ】 automatic control
  • 構成制御 【コウセイセイギョ】 configuration control
  • 御 【ゴ】 honorific/polite/humble prefix, honorific suffix
  • 御所 【ゴショ】 old imperial palace
  • 甥御 【オイゴ】 (another person's) nephew
  • 大御 【オオイゴ】 older lady

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
eo, a

Spanish

  • prefijo honorífico
  • manipular
  • gobernar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • manipular
  • governar

French

  • honorable
  • diriger
  • contrôler
1158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
620 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
924 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
524 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
919 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
422 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10157X Morohashi
577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 New Nelson (John Haig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1530 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2044 2001 Kanji
3i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
24-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fa1 Unicode hex code