Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cat
Kun:
ねこ
On:
ビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 猫額 【ビョウガク】 (as small as a) cat's forehead
  • 猫額大 【ビョウガクダイ】 tiny
  • 怪猫 【カイビョウ】 monster cat, cat with magical powers
  • 成猫 【セイビョウ】 adult cat, fully-grown cat

Kun reading compounds

  • 猫 【ねこ】 cat (esp. the domestic cat, Felis catus), shamisen, geisha, wheelbarrow, clay bed-warmer, bottom, submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
  • 猫 【ねこま】 cat
  • 野良猫 【のらねこ】 stray cat, alley cat
  • 山猫 【やまねこ】 wildcat (European wildcat, Iriomote cat, Tsushima cat, etc.), wild cat, stray cat

Readings

Chinese:
mao1, mao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • gato

Portuguese

  • Gato

French

  • chat
1742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1763 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1304 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1567 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1304 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20535X Morohashi
535 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3586 New Nelson (John Haig)
244 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
259 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2976 2001 Kanji
3g8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4426.0 Four corner code
39-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
732b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
willow
Kun:
やなぎ
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柳 【リュウ】 Chinese "Willow" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 柳暗花明 【リュウアンカメイ】 beautiful scenery of spring, red-light district
  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 花柳 【カリュウ】 red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 柳 【やなぎ】 willow (any tree of genus Salix), weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
  • 柳刃包丁 【やなぎばぼうちょう】 kitchen knife for sashimi
  • 青柳 【あおやぎ】 green willow (i.e. one that has budded), meat of the trough shell (Mactra chinensis)
  • 化粧柳 【けしょうやなぎ】 chosenia (Chosenia arbutifolia) (species of willow, also Salix arbutifolia)

Readings

Japanese names:
なぎ、 や、 やい、 やぎ、 やな、 やない
Chinese:
liu3
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • sauce
  • mimbre

Portuguese

  • salgueiro

French

  • saule
1898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1471 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2032 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1854 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1086 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1434 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14662 Morohashi
899 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1525 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1272 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1844 2001 Kanji
4a5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4792.0 Four corner code
44-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f3 Unicode hex code