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

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  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
wolf
Kun:
おおかみ
On:
ロウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2129 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 狼煙 【ノロシ】 beacon, skyrocket, signal fire, smoke signals, starting shot, starting signal
  • 狼火 【ロウカ】 signal fire, beacon
  • 豺狼 【サイロウ】 wolf, rapacious person, merciless and greedy person
  • 前虎後狼 【ゼンココウロウ】 one calamity followed close on the heels of another, out of the frying pan into the fire, tiger in front, wolf in the back

Kun reading compounds

  • 狼 【おおかみ】 wolf (Canis lupus), wolf in sheep's clothing, womanizer
  • 狼魚 【おおかみうお】 Bering wolffish (Anarhichas orientalis)
  • タスマニア狼 【タスマニアおおかみ】 Tasmanian wolf
  • シメニア狼 【シメニアおおかみ】 simenian wolf (carnivore, Canis simensis), Abyssinia jackal, simian jackal, simenian jackal, Ethiopian wolf

Readings

Chinese:
lang2
Korean:
rang

Spanish

  • lobo
  • confundirse
  • estar desordenado
  • estar desorganizado

Portuguese

French

2888 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1303 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
541 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
407 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20432 Morohashi
3579 New Nelson (John Haig)
2339 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2428 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3g7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4323.2 Four corner code
47-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72fc Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
white
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
483 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 白 【ハク】 white, striped mullet fry (Mugil cephalus), speech, one's lines, white dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of white dragon tiles, white person, Caucasian, Belgium
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white robe, (doctor's) white gown
  • 漂白 【ヒョウハク】 blanching, bleaching
  • 太白 【タイハク】 Venus (planet), thick silk thread, refined sugar, white rice jelly, variety of sweet potato
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white robe, (doctor's) white gown
  • 白夜 【ビャクヤ】 night under the midnight sun, white night (at extreme latitudes), night during which the sun doesn't set
  • 敬白 【ケイハク】 Yours Sincerely

Kun reading compounds

  • 白 【しろ】 white, innocence, innocent person, blank space, white go stone, white dragon tile, skewered grilled pig intestine
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 面白 【おもしろ】 amusing, interesting
  • 蘿蔔 【すずしろ】 daikon (variety of large white Oriental radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) (primarily used in context of the seven spring herbs)
  • 白い 【しろい】 white
  • 白石 【しろいし】 white stone, white (go pieces)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 か、 はっ
Chinese:
bai2
Korean:
baeg, bae

Spanish

  • blanco

Portuguese

  • branco

French

  • blanc
37 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
65 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3095 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
79 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
73 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
205 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1362 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4305 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
37 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22678 Morohashi
3493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3863 New Nelson (John Haig)
37 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
37 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
242 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
46 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
878 2001 Kanji
4c1.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
39-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Chinese:
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
广
witch, demon, evil spirit
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 魔 【マ】 demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence, someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
  • 魔女 【マジョ】 witch
  • 病魔 【ビョウマ】 demon of ill health, disease
  • 尼 【アマ】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Amazon (online retailer)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • demonio
  • espíritu maligno

Portuguese

  • bruxa
  • demônio
  • espírito do mal

French

  • sorcière
  • démon
  • esprit malfaisant
1832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5398 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1929 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45906P Morohashi
3187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6843 New Nelson (John Haig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
557 2001 Kanji
3q18.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-18 SKIP code
3-11-10 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
43-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b54 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
animal, beast
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1714 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 獣 【ケモノ】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣医 【ジュウイ】 veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, vet
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 海獣 【カイジュウ】 marine mammal

Kun reading compounds

  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣の数字 【けもののすうじ】 Number of the Beast (i.e. 666)
  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal

Readings

Chinese:
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • animal
  • bestia
  • res

Portuguese

  • animal
  • besta

French

  • bête
  • animal
1366 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1582 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1298 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1673 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20714P Morohashi
1892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3606 New Nelson (John Haig)
1933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1838 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
3g12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-4 SKIP code
9363.4 Four corner code
3363.4 Four corner code
29-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7363 Unicode hex code