Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
claw 爪 (爫)
Parts:
claw, nail, talon
Kun:
つめつま-
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2025 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 爪牙 【ソウガ】 claws and fangs, claws and tusks, clutches, devious design, means of causing harm, weapon, pawn, stooge, cat's-paw, right-hand man
  • 爪痕 【ソウコン】 fingernail mark, scratch
  • 陥入爪 【カンニュウソウ】 ingrown nail, ingrowing nail
  • 狼爪 【ロウソウ】 dewclaw

Kun reading compounds

  • 爪 【つめ】 nail (e.g. fingernail, toenail), claw, talon, hoof, plectrum, pick, hook, clasp
  • 爪切り 【つめきり】 nail clippers
  • 陥入爪 【かんにゅうそう】 ingrown nail, ingrowing nail
  • 鷹の爪 【たかのつめ】 Gamblea innovans (species of deciduous tree), extremely spicy form of chili pepper, variety of high-quality green tea

Readings

Chinese:
zhua3, zhao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • uña
  • garra
  • zarpa

Portuguese

French

  • ongle
  • griffe
  • serre
  • plectre
2822 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1887 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
115 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1320 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2605 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
735 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19653 Morohashi
3024 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3509 New Nelson (John Haig)
727 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
784 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-1 SKIP code
7223.0 Four corner code
1-36-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
722a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
Kun:
はね
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 羽 【ウ】 fifth degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale)
  • 羽毛 【ウモウ】 feathers, plumage, down
  • 奥羽 【オウウ】 Ōu (the two former provinces of Mutsu and Dewa), Tōhoku
  • 小翼羽 【ショウヨクウ】 alula, bastard wing

Kun reading compounds

  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock (in badminton), shuttlecock (in hanetsuki), arrow feathers
  • 羽目 【はめ】 panel, wainscoting, wainscotting, plight, fix, bind, awkward situation, difficult situation, mess
  • 白羽 【しらは】 white feather
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 羽 【わ】 counter for birds, rabbits, etc.
  • 出羽 【でわ】 Dewa (former province located in present-day Yamagata and Akita prefectures)
  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock (in badminton), shuttlecock (in hanetsuki), arrow feathers
  • 羽蟻 【はあり】 winged ant, flying ant

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅう、 ば
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • pluma
  • alas
  • contador de pájaros y conejos

Portuguese

  • penas
  • sufixo para contagem de pássaros
  • coelhos

French

  • plume
  • compteur d'oiseaux, lapins
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
812 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
732 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
967 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
835 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
246 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
600 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
491 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
580 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28614P Morohashi
226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4675 New Nelson (John Haig)
573 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
615 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1712.0 Four corner code
1-17-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fbd Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
chicken
Kun:
にわとりとり
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1901 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶏肉 【トリニク】 chicken meat, fowl, poultry, bird meat
  • 鶏卵 【ケイラン】 hen's egg
  • 養鶏 【ヨウケイ】 poultry raising, poultry farming, chicken farming
  • 成鶏 【セイケイ】 adult chicken, mature fowl

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶏 【にわとり】 chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), domestic chicken, chicken meat
  • 鶏小屋 【にわとりごや】 henhouse, chicken coop
  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鶏 【にわとり】 chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), domestic chicken, chicken meat
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)
  • 頭青花鶏 【ずあおあとり】 chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • pollo
  • gallo
  • ave de corral

Portuguese

  • Frango
  • galinha

French

  • poule
1206 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1669 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1548 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1922 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
926 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
949 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2221 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1966 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47074P Morohashi
1768 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1947 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2097 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1928 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2050 2001 Kanji
11b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-11 SKIP code
2752.7 Four corner code
1-23-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9d8f Unicode hex code