Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
current, a sink, flow, forfeit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
280 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 流 【リュウ】 fashion, way, style, manner, school (of thought), class, rank, rate, current (electrical, water, etc.), flow, stream
  • 旒 【リュウ】 counter for flags, banners, etc.
  • 清流 【セイリュウ】 clear stream
  • 火砕流 【カサイリュウ】 pyroclastic flow
  • 流 【ル】 exile
  • 流刑 【リュウケイ】 exile, banishment, deportation
  • 配流 【ハイル】 exile, banishment
  • 中流 【チュウル】 banishment (to a somewhat distant province), middle-degree punishment of the three banishment punishments under the ritsuryo system

Kun reading compounds

  • 流れる 【ながれる】 to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away, to be carried, to drift, to float (e.g. clouds), to wander, to stray, to sweep (e.g. rumour, fire), to spread, to circulate, to be heard (e.g. music), to be played, to lapse (e.g. into indolence, despair), to pass, to elapse, to be transmitted, to be called off, to be forfeited, to disappear, to be removed
  • 流れ 【ながれ】 flow (of a fluid or gas), stream, current, flow (of people, things), passage (of time), tide, passing, (changing) trends, tendency, course (of events), (step-by-step) procedure, process, group of people who remain together after the end of an event, descent, ancestry, school, forfeiture, foreclosure, cancellation, drifting, wandering, roaming
  • 流れ込む 【ながれこむ】 to flow into, to pour into, to stream into
  • 流す 【ながす】 to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears), to wash away, to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam, to cruise (e.g. taxi), to float, to set adrift, to call off (a meeting, etc.), to exile, to banish

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 ながれ、 めぐる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • corriente
  • derramar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • afundar
  • fluxo
  • derrocada

French

  • courant
  • style
  • mode
  • évier
  • flux
  • confisquer (un article en gage)
334 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
432 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2576 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
329 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
682 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1332 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
247 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1200 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
325 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
771 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17572P Morohashi
441 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3160 New Nelson (John Haig)
764 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
367 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
357 2001 Kanji
3a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3011.3 Four corner code
3411.3 Four corner code
1-46-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d41 Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
deer 鹿
Parts:
广 鹿
lovely, beautiful, graceful, resplendent
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1758 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 麗句 【レイク】 elegant phrase
  • 麗景殿 【レイケイデン】 ladies' pavilion (of the inner Heian Palace)
  • 瑰麗 【カイレイ】 extraordinarily beautiful, exceptionally pretty, gorgeous, magnificent
  • 麗々 【レイレイ】 ostentatious, gaudy, showy

Kun reading compounds

  • 麗しい 【うるわしい】 beautiful, lovely, heartwarming, beautiful
  • 麗らか 【うららか】 bright (weather, mood, voice, etc.), clear, fine, beautiful, glorious, splendid, cheerful

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 よし、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4, li2
Korean:
ryeo, ri

Spanish

  • precioso
  • hermoso
  • bonito
  • encantador

Portuguese

  • amável
  • companheiro

French

  • charmant
  • beau
  • belle
  • jolie
1926 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1576 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1344 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1923 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2902 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1630 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1740 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1832 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2672 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1359 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1845 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2021 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47663 Morohashi
2151 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7026 New Nelson (John Haig)
2002 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2158 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1929 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
3q16.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-17 SKIP code
2-8-11 SKIP code
1121.1 Four corner code
1-46-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e97 Unicode hex code