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

14 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 鳶飛魚躍 【エンピギョヤク】 all of creation following their original natures, living and enjoying themselves freely, the kites fly and the fish leap, Heaven's will that all of creation shall follow their original natures and live freely, as a ruler's benevolence spreads, the people will find their places in the land based on their abilities

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳶 【とび】 black kite (Milvus migrans), construction worker, scaffold erector, firefighter, fire hook, reddish brown, Inverness cape, filcher, sneak thief, pilferer
  • 鳶色 【とびいろ】 reddish brown
  • 赤鳶 【あかとび】 red kite (Milvus milvus)
  • 糞鳶 【くそとび】 common buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • 鳶 【とび】 black kite (Milvus migrans), construction worker, scaffold erector, firefighter, fire hook, reddish brown, Inverness cape, filcher, sneak thief, pilferer
  • 鳶足 【とんびあし】 sitting position similar to seiza (but with both legs splayed out slightly and one's backside resting directly on the ground)
  • 昼鳶 【ひるとんび】 sneak thief, daytime prowler, pickpocketing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan1
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1559 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2179 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3919 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2727 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46674 Morohashi
6938 New Nelson (John Haig)
2836 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
4332.7 Four corner code
1-38-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9cf6 Unicode hex code