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

11 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
bird, chicken
Kun:
とり
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1043 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶏肉 【トリニク】 chicken meat, fowl, poultry, bird meat
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 愛鳥 【アイチョウ】 pet bird
  • 海鳥 【ウミドリ】 sea bird

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鳥居 【とりい】 torii, Shinto shrine archway
  • 焼き鳥 【やきとり】 yakitori, chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer, grilled and skewered bird (esp. sparrow), failing to win a single hand during a half-game
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 と、 とっ
Chinese:
niao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pájaro
  • ave

Portuguese

  • Pássaro
  • sufixo para nomes de pássaros.

French

  • oiseau
  • poulet
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
174 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
932 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5340 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
182 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1521 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
285 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1934 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2083 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46634 Morohashi
3312 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2091 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
210 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
850 2001 Kanji
11b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-4 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
36-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce5 Unicode hex code