Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
fur, hair
Parts:
fur, hair, feather, down
Kun:
On:
モウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1179 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 毛 【モウ】 one-thousandth, 0.03 mm (one-thousandth of a sun), 0.01 percent (one-thousandth of a wari), 3.75 milligrams (one-thousandth of a monme), old monetary unit (0.0001 yen)
  • 毛皮 【ケガワ】 fur, skin, pelt, kanji "fur" radical
  • 不毛 【フモウ】 barren, sterile, infertile, unproductive (e.g. discussion), fruitless
  • 再生毛 【サイセイモウ】 recycled wool, reclaimed wool

Kun reading compounds

  • 毛 【け】 hair, fur, wool, down, plumage, feathers
  • 毛皮 【けがわ】 fur, skin, pelt, kanji "fur" radical
  • お毛々 【おけけ】 pubic hair
  • 猫っ毛 【ねこっけ】 fine, soft hair

Readings

Japanese names:
めん、 も
Chinese:
mao2
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • pelaje
  • vello
  • pluma
  • cultivo
  • producción

Portuguese

  • peles
  • cabelo
  • pena
  • abaixo

French

  • pilosité
  • pelage
  • cheveux
  • plumage
  • duvet
142 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
210 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
521 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2473 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
125 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
661 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
117 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
287 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
287 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
490 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1147 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4264 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1932 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16772 Morohashi
3453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3013 New Nelson (John Haig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2062 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2256 2001 Kanji
0a4.33 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2071.4 Four corner code
44-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bdb Unicode hex code

6 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
melon
Parts:
melon
Kun:
うり
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2459 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瓜蒂 【カテイ】 stem and calyx of muskmelon (used in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 瓜田 【カデン】 melon field, melon patch
  • 種なし西瓜 【タネナシスイカ】 seedless watermelon
  • 木瓜 【ボケ】 Japanese quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), flowering quince
  • 木瓜 【ボケ】 Japanese quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), flowering quince
  • 草木瓜 【クサボケ】 dwarf Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica), (Japanese) flowering quince, Maule's quince, japonica

Kun reading compounds

  • 瓜 【うり】 melon, gourd
  • ウリ科 【ウリか】 Cucurbitaceae, gourd family
  • 毛瓜 【もううり】 Okinawan yellow cucumber
  • 赤瓜 【あかもううい】 Okinawan yellow cucumber

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
gua1
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • melón

Portuguese

French

  • melon
2973 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1888 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
305 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3789 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1895 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21371X Morohashi
3038 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3686 New Nelson (John Haig)
1877 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2662 2001 Kanji
0a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
7223.0 Four corner code
17-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74dc Unicode hex code