Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
ardent, violent, vehement, furious, severe, extreme
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 烈日 【レツジツ】 blazing sun, scorching sun, hot day
  • 烈女 【レツジョ】 heroine
  • 痛烈 【ツウレツ】 severe, bitter, scathing
  • 壮烈 【ソウレツ】 heroic, brave

Kun reading compounds

  • 激しい 【はげしい】 violent, furious, tempestuous, extreme, intense, fierce, strong, fervent, vehement, incessant, relentless, precipitous, steep
  • 激しい競争 【はげしいきょうそう】 intense competition, hot competition

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • bravo
  • violento
  • furioso
  • cruel

Portuguese

  • severo
  • furioso
  • veemente
  • violento
  • ardente
  • extremo

French

  • ardent
  • véhément
  • furieux
  • violent
  • sévère
  • extrême
1929 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2761 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1199 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1515 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1211 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1331 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1708 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3286 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2308 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
822 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18987 Morohashi
2652 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3420 New Nelson (John Haig)
814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
877 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1363 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3140 2001 Kanji
4d6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
1233.0 Four corner code
1-46-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70c8 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
woman, female
Kun:
おんな
On:
ジョニョニョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 女 【ジョ】 woman, girl, daughter, Chinese "Girl" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 女王 【ジョオウ】 queen, female champion
  • 処女 【ショジョ】 virgin, maiden
  • 一女 【イチジョ】 one daughter, eldest daughter, first-born daughter
  • 女王 【ジョオウ】 queen, female champion
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 老若男女 【ロウニャクナンニョ】 men and women of all ages
  • 天女 【テンニョ】 heavenly nymph, celestial maiden, beautiful and kind woman
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 女官 【ジョカン】 court lady, lady-in-waiting

Kun reading compounds

  • 女 【おんな】 female, woman, female sex, female lover, girlfriend, mistress, (someone's) woman
  • 女形 【おんながた】 onnagata, male actor in female kabuki roles, female partner (in a relationship)
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon
  • 囲い女 【かこいおんな】 mistress
  • 雌 【め】 female, smaller (of the two), weaker, woman, wife
  • 女神 【めがみ】 goddess, female deity
  • 早乙女 【さおとめ】 young female rice planter, young girl
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon

Readings

Japanese names:
おな、 た、 つき、 な
Chinese:
nu:3, ru3
Korean:
nyeo, yeo

Spanish

  • femenino
  • mujer

Portuguese

  • mulher
  • fêmea

French

  • femme
  • féminin
32 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
41 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
35 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
178 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
62 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
42 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
114 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
102 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
423 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4226 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
99 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6036 Morohashi
3418 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 New Nelson (John Haig)
98 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
102 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
19 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1769 2001 Kanji
3e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4040.0 Four corner code
1-29-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5973 Unicode hex code