Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
creek, inlet, bay
Kun:
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
704 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 江 【コウ】 large river (esp. the Yangtze), Lake Biwa
  • 江上 【コウジョウ】 (on the) bank of a large river
  • 長江 【チョウコウ】 Yangtze River, Changjiang River
  • 揚子江 【ヨウスコウ】 Yangtze River (in China)

Kun reading compounds

  • 江 【え】 inlet, bay
  • 縁 【えん】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda
  • 堀江 【ほりえ】 canal
  • 濁り江 【にごりえ】 muddy inlet or creek

Readings

Japanese names:
くん、 とうみ、 み、 りえ
Chinese:
jiang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • gran río
  • ensenada
  • bahía

Portuguese

  • riacho
  • pequena baía em lagos
  • baía

French

  • baie
  • crique
  • anse
  • rivière
1244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
517 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2491 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
994 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
840 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
905 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1160 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
257 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
141 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17140 Morohashi
221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3045 New Nelson (John Haig)
139 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1085 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3a3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3111.0 Four corner code
25-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c5f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
575 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 戸 【コ】 counter for houses, households, apartments, etc.
  • 戸外 【コガイ】 open-air, outdoors
  • 一戸 【イッコ】 one house, household
  • 下戸 【ゲコ】 someone who can't drink, non-drinker, temperate man

Kun reading compounds

  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 戸惑い 【とまどい】 being at sea, losing one's bearings, confusion, wonderment
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 引き戸 【ひきど】 sliding door

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 へ
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • puerta
  • casa
  • puerta corrediza

Portuguese

  • Porta

French

  • porte
  • compteur de maisons
  • radical porte (no 63)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
120 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
108 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
59 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
152 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2429 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1085 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11696X Morohashi
1930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 New Nelson (John Haig)
1076 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3060 2001 Kanji
4m0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
3020.7 Four corner code
3027.7 Four corner code
24-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6238 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 花形 【ハナガタ】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 紅花 【ベニバナ】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 花形 【はながた】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 紅花 【べにばな】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:

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  • 菖蒲 【ショウブ】 sweet flag (Acorus calamus), calamus, Japanese iris (Iris ensata var. ensata)
  • 菖蒲湯 【ショウブユ】 bathwater with iris petals
  • 石菖 【セキショウ】 Japanese sweet flag (Acorus gramineus)
  • 庭石菖 【ニワゼキショウ】 blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium rosulatum)

Readings

Chinese:
chang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • iris

Portuguese

French

3969 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1444 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2881 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1487 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2005 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31174X Morohashi
5085 New Nelson (John Haig)
2366 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k8.22 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
4460.6 Four corner code
30-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83d6 Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
bullrush, flag, cattail
Kun:
がまかばかま
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1887 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 檳榔 【ビロウ】 Chinese fan palm (Livistona chinensis)
  • 蒲公英 【タンポポ】 dandelion (esp. species Taraxacum platycarpum)
  • 蒲 【ガマ】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 布団 【フトン】 futon, Japanese bedding consisting of a mattress and a duvet, round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
  • 蒲桃 【フトモモ】 rose apple (Syzygium jambos), Malabar plum, jambos
  • 座蒲 【ザフ】 round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
  • 匂い菖蒲 【ニオイショウブ】 aromatic cane, orris
  • 黄菖蒲 【キショウブ】 yellow iris

Kun reading compounds

  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 小蒲 【こがま】 Typha orientalis
  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 樺色 【かばいろ】 reddish yellow
  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 蒲魚 【かまとと】 feigning innocence, ignorance or naivety, someone (esp. a woman) pretending to be innocent, ignorant or naive
  • カニ蒲 【カニかま】 imitation crab meat, crab sticks

Readings

Chinese:
pu2
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • espadaña
  • anea

Portuguese

French

  • massette (typha latifolia)
1598 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4021 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2932 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2039 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1855 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31611X Morohashi
2504 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5156 New Nelson (John Haig)
1838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1981 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
4412.7 Four corner code
19-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84b2 Unicode hex code