Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
bear
Kun:
くま
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 熊掌 【ユウショウ】 bear's palm (meat treasured in Ancient China)
  • 熊の胆 【クマノイ】 bear's gall (used as medicine for the stomach), bear's bile

Kun reading compounds

  • 熊 【くま】 bear (any mammal of family Ursidae)
  • 熊手 【くまで】 rake, fork, bamboo rake
  • 蜂熊 【はちくま】 crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus), Oriental honey buzzard, pern
  • 黒熊 【くろくま】 black bear

Readings

Chinese:
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • oso

Portuguese

French

  • ours
1148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2791 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1987 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2410 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
389 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3530 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2479 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2022 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19294 Morohashi
2848 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3468 New Nelson (John Haig)
2003 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2740 2001 Kanji
4d10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-4 SKIP code
2133.1 Four corner code
2233.1 Four corner code
23-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
718a Unicode hex code