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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-39-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
732b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
fire
Kun:
-びほ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, catching fire, firing (e.g. gun), discharging
  • 小火 【ボヤ】 small fire

Kun reading compounds

  • 火 【ひ】 fire, flame, blaze
  • 火口 【ひぐち】 burner, nozzle, origin of a fire
  • 飛び火 【とびひ】 leaping flames, flying sparks, spread of fire (due to leaping flames), repercussions in unanticipated areas, spilling over, effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved, impetigo contagiosa
  • 不知火 【しらぬい】 phosphorescent light, mysterious lights on the sea, sea fire

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo3
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • fuego
  • flama
  • llama

Portuguese

  • fogo

French

  • feu
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
8 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
15 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
69 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
52 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
20 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
163 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18850 Morohashi
3463 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3394 New Nelson (John Haig)
161 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
1-1-3 SKIP code
9080.0 Four corner code
1-18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
bowl, rice tub, pot, crown
On:
ハチハツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1890 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉢 【ハチ】 bowl, pot, basin, flowerpot, crown, brainpan
  • 鉢植え 【ハチウエ】 potted plant, potting
  • 乳鉢 【ニュウバチ】 mortar
  • 衣鉢 【イハツ】 mysteries of one's master's art, robes and a bowl (monk's key possessions auctioned off at his funeral), transmission of the dharma from master to disciple (in Zen)
  • 托鉢 【タクハツ】 religious mendicancy, asking for alms, monk's begging, going with one's bowl to the meditation hall at mealtime (in a Zen temple)
  • 衣鉢 【イハツ】 mysteries of one's master's art, robes and a bowl (monk's key possessions auctioned off at his funeral), transmission of the dharma from master to disciple (in Zen)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1
Korean:
bal

Spanish

  • tazón
  • escudilla
  • cuenco
  • choque de cabezas

Portuguese

  • taça
  • balde de arroz
  • pote
  • coroa

French

  • bol
  • bol à riz
  • pot
  • couronne
1705 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1936 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4840 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1846 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1945 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1820 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1969 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1597 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1815 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2144 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
277 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40317 Morohashi
1708 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6249 New Nelson (John Haig)
271 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
289 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1681 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
8a5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
1-40-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9262 Unicode hex code