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

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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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-44-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bdb Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 梅雨 【ツユ】 rainy season (in Japan usu. from early June to mid-July), rain during the rainy season
  • ばい菌 【バイキン】 germ, germs, bacteria, mold, mould, something harmful, vermin
  • 防カビ 【ボウカビ】 mold prevention, mildew prevention
  • 防カビ 【ボウカビ】 mold prevention, mildew prevention
  • 青カビ 【アオカビ】 blue mold, blue mould, penicillium

Kun reading compounds

  • 黴 【かび】 mold, mould, mildew
  • カビが生える 【カビがはえる】 to get moldy, to get mouldy, to get out-of-fashion
  • 防カビ 【ぼうカビ】 mold prevention, mildew prevention
  • 青カビ 【あおカビ】 blue mold, blue mould, penicillium
  • 黴びる 【かびる】 to get moldy (mouldy), to get musty, to develop mildew
  • 黴びる 【かびる】 to get moldy (mouldy), to get musty, to develop mildew

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1643 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1008 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
48196 Morohashi
814 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7065 New Nelson (John Haig)
3i20.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-20 SKIP code
2824.0 Four corner code
1-83-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ef4 Unicode hex code