Jisho

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5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
fang
Parts:
tusk, fang, tusk radical (no. 92)
Kun:
きば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2067 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 牙城 【ガジョウ】 stronghold (esp. of an enemy or opponent), inner citadel, bastion
  • 牙関緊急 【ガカンキンキュウ】 trismus, lockjaw
  • 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
  • 毒牙 【ドクガ】 poison fang, sinister ways, crooked means, clutches, wily ways, dirty trick
  • 新象牙 【シンゾウゲ】 ivory-like plastic (used for mahjong tiles, shogi pieces, etc.)
  • 黒花狼牙 【クロバナロウゲ】 purple marshlocks (Comarum palustre), swamp cinquefoil, marsh cinquefoil

Kun reading compounds

  • 牙 【きば】 tusk, fang
  • 牙海蜷 【きばうみにな】 mud creeper (Terebralia palustris)

Readings

Chinese:
ya2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • colmillo

Portuguese

French

  • croc
  • défense
  • radical défense d'ivoire (no. 92)
2848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1548 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1923 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19909 Morohashi
3435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3531 New Nelson (John Haig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2053 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7124.0 Four corner code
1024.0 Four corner code
18-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7259 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
Kun:
たも.つ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 保育 【ホイク】 nursing, nurturing, rearing, lactation, suckling
  • 保安 【ホアン】 peace preservation, security, safety
  • 留保 【リュウホ】 reserving, withholding
  • 生保 【セイホ】 life insurance, livelihood protection, public assistance, welfare
  • 保する 【ホスル】 to guarantee
  • 保安 【ホウアン】 Hōan era (1120.4.10-1124.4.3), Hoan era
  • 永保 【エイホウ】 Eihō era (1081.2.10-1084.2.7), Eiho era
  • 太保 【タイホウ】 Grand Protector (lowest of the top three civil positions of the Zhou Dynasty), Minister of the Right (official in Nara and Heian periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 保つ 【たもつ】 to keep, to preserve, to hold, to retain, to maintain, to sustain, to last, to endure, to keep well (food), to wear well, to be durable

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 ぶ、 もり、 やす、 やすし
Chinese:
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • garantizar
  • mantener
  • preservar
  • proteger
  • apoyar

Portuguese

  • proteger garantia
  • guarda
  • preservar
  • sustentar
  • apoiar

French

  • protéger
  • garantir
  • garder
  • préserver
  • conserver
  • soutenir
716 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
787 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
166 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
455 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
351 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
319 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
781 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
665 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
102 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1006 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
702 Morohashi
96 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 New Nelson (John Haig)
997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
163 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
705 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2629.4 Four corner code
42-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fdd Unicode hex code