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:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code