Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
swallow (bird)
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2147 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 燕尾服 【エンビフク】 tailcoat
  • 燕窩 【エンカ】 swift's nest (used to make bird's nest soup)
  • 飛燕 【ヒエン】 swallow in flight

Kun reading compounds

  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)
  • 若い燕 【わかいつばめ】 young lover of an older woman, boy toy
  • 小洞燕 【しょうどうつばめ】 sand martin (Riparia riparia)
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕 【つばめ】 swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family), martin, barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), younger man involved with an older woman, boy toy
  • 燕魚 【つばめうお】 longfin batfish (Platax teira, species of Indo-West Pacific spadefish), Tiera batfish, flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4, yan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • golondrina

Portuguese

French

4070 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3142 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
19429 Morohashi
3489 New Nelson (John Haig)
2869 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k13.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-12 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-17-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71d5 Unicode hex code

Kun reading compounds

  • 燕鰶 【つばめこのしろ】 threadfin (any fish of family Polynemidae, esp. the striped threadfin, Polydactylus plebeius)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4

Spanish

Portuguese

French

46431 Morohashi
1-11-11 SKIP code
1-75-25 JIS X 0212-1990 kuten code
2-93-73 JIS X 0213-2000 kuten code
9c36 Unicode hex code