Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
river
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
663 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 川 【カワ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 星河 【セイガ】 Milky Way
  • 決河 【ケッカ】 river breaking through (its dikes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 河 【ホー】 discarded tiles, discards
  • 追河 【おいかわ】 freshwater minnow, pale chub (Zacco platypus)
  • 恋河 【こいかわ】 oceans of love

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 こ、 こう
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • río
  • corriente

Portuguese

  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
561 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
628 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
698 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2530 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
633 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
148 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17245 Morohashi
336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3102 New Nelson (John Haig)
146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
679 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3112.0 Four corner code
18-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb3 Unicode hex code

鹿

11 strokes
Radical:
deer 鹿
Parts:
广 鹿
deer
Kun:
しか
On:
ロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
957 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鹿 【シカ】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿砦 【ロクサイ】 abatis
  • 神鹿 【シンロク】 deer raised upon the grounds of a shrine (who serve as messengers of the gods)
  • 馴鹿 【トナカイ】 reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿猪 【しかいのしし】 babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)
  • 赤鹿 【あかしか】 red deer (Cervus elaphus)
  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)
  • 赤鹿 【あかしか】 red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Readings

Japanese names:
しし
Chinese:
lu4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • venado
  • ciervo

Portuguese

French

  • cerf
1141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5375 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1999 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1823 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2038 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3879 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1996 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47586 Morohashi
3126 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7017 New Nelson (John Haig)
1999 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 2001 Kanji
3q8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0021.2 Four corner code
0021.1 Four corner code
28-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e7f Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蛙黽 【アボウ】 tree frog (toad)
  • 蛙鳴 【アメイ】 frog calling
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective

Kun reading compounds

  • 蛙 【かえる】 frog, kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri)
  • 蛙鮟鱇 【かえるあんこう】 frogfish (any fish of family Antennariidae, esp. the striated frogfish, Antennarius striatus)
  • 蛙の子は蛙 【かえるのこはかえる】 like father, like son, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, the child of a frog is a frog
  • 蛙 【かえる】 frog, kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri)
  • かえるの目借時 【かえるのめかりどき】 springtime mating of frogs (haiku term)
  • 井の中の蛙 【いのなかのかわず】 person who is ignorant of the real world, frog in a well

Readings

Chinese:
wa1
Korean:
wa, wae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1648 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
32997 Morohashi
5313 New Nelson (John Haig)
2693 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2732 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1672 2001 Kanji
6d6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
5411.4 Four corner code
19-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86d9 Unicode hex code