Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 男 【ダン】 son, baron, man, male
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 youth, young man
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 喪男 【モオトコ】 unpopular man, man who isn't well-liked by women
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, son, baby boy, young man
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 山男 【やまおとこ】 giant, woodsman, alpinist
  • 雄 【お】 male, manly, brave, heroic, larger (of the two), greater, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover
  • 毒男 【どくお】 (2-ch term) lonely heart, male virgin, loser, geek

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
1-35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code

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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, one's parents' house
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, cruel, heartless, callous, brutal
  • 死生 【シセイ】 life and death

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up, uncoated metal
  • 死に生き 【しにいき】 death and life, death or life, death
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, blank (e.g. disk), unused, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現ナマ 【げんナマ】 cold cash, hard cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
1-32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people
Kun:
いたずらあだ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
817 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 徒 【ト】 party, set, gang, company, person
  • 徒歩 【トホ】 walking, going on foot
  • 信徒 【シント】 layman, believer, adherent, follower, laity
  • 学徒 【ガクト】 student, follower, students and pupils

Kun reading compounds

  • 徒 【いたずら】 useless, vain, aimless, idle
  • いたずら書き 【いたずらがき】 scribbling, doodling, graffiti
  • 徒 【あだ】 vain, futile, transient, frivolous
  • 徒疎か 【あだおろそか】 making light of, disregarding

Readings

Japanese names:
かち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • caminar
  • inútil
  • compañero

Portuguese

  • júnior
  • vazio
  • vaidade
  • futilidade
  • inutilidade
  • coisa efêmera
  • gangue
  • conjunto
  • festa
  • pessoas

French

  • élève
  • inexpérimenté
  • vide
  • vanité
  • futilité
  • inutilité
  • chose éphémère
  • bande
  • parti
480 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
581 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
554 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
768 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1614 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
834 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
522 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1048 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
430 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
436 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
641 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
630 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
499 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
310 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
887 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10121 Morohashi
416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1746 New Nelson (John Haig)
878 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
943 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
553 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2070 2001 Kanji
3i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
7726.3 Four corner code
2428.1 Four corner code
1-37-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f92 Unicode hex code