Jisho

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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

Speed

Stroke order

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