Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
lamp, light, counter for lights
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2456 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 灯 【トウ】 light, lamp, counter for electric lights
  • 灯火 【トウカ】 light, lamplight
  • 洋灯 【ヨウトウ】 lamp
  • 消灯 【ショウトウ】 putting out the lights, turning off the lights

Kun reading compounds

  • 灯涼し 【ひすずし】 coolness of distant twinkling lights (on a summer night)
  • 灯点し頃 【ひともしごろ】 early evening, dusk, lamp-lighting time, lighting-up time
  • 灯火 【ともしび】 light, lamp, torch
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
deng1
Korean:
deung

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485 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
2800 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
998 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19402 Morohashi
1083 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3476 New Nelson (John Haig)
2972 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2978 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4d2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
9281.8 Four corner code
1-37-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71c8 Unicode hex code