Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
skin
Parts:
pelt, skin, hide, leather, skin radical (no. 107)
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1092 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 皮肉 【ヒニク】 irony, sarcasm, cynicism, satire, unexpected, different from what one expected, not as one had planned, (only) surface, something superficial, skin and bone, body
  • 皮革 【ヒカク】 leather, hide
  • 表皮 【ヒョウヒ】 epithelium, skin, rind
  • 上皮 【ウワカワ】 outer layer (e.g. of skin), cuticle, epidermis, bark, rind, crust, film (on the surface of a liquid), scum, epithelium

Kun reading compounds

  • 皮 【かわ】 skin, hide, pelt, fur, rind, peel, husk, bark, shell, sheath, wrapping, mask (hiding one's true nature), seeming
  • 皮切り 【かわきり】 beginning, start
  • 一皮 【ひとかわ】 unmasking
  • 薄皮 【うすかわ】 thin skin

Readings

Chinese:
pi2
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • pellejo
  • piel
  • cuero
  • pelaje

Portuguese

  • pelego
  • pele
  • esconder
  • couro

French

  • peau
  • cuir
  • fourrure
  • radical peau (no. 107)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
939 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
863 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
755 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1144 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3771 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
810 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22823 Morohashi
3037 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3878 New Nelson (John Haig)
802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
865 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1667 2001 Kanji
2h3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4024.7 Four corner code
40-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ae Unicode hex code

22 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied
Kun:
かごこ.めるこも.るこ.む
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 籠球 【ロウキュウ】 basketball
  • 籠居 【ロウキョ】 staying at home or indoors, living in seclusion, retirement
  • 蒸籠 【セイロ】 bamboo steamer, steaming basket, wooden frame holder with reed base used to steam food over a pot, soba served on a small wickerwork tray, wickerwork tray (for serving soba)
  • 灯籠 【トウロウ】 garden lantern, hanging lantern

Kun reading compounds

  • 籠 【かご】 basket (shopping, etc.), hamper, cage
  • 籠で水を汲む 【かごでみずをくむ】 to bail out the ocean with a teaspoon, to scoop water with a basket
  • 相合駕籠 【あいあいかご】 two people riding in a palanquin together (esp. a man and a woman)
  • ほい駕籠 【ほいかご】 crude palanquin, street palanquin
  • 込める 【こめる】 to load (a gun, etc.), to charge, to put into (e.g. emotion, effort), to include (e.g. tax in a sales price), to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen
  • 篭る 【こもる】 to shut oneself in (e.g. one's room), to be confined in, to seclude oneself, to hide away, to stay inside (one's shell), to be filled with (emotion, enthusiasm, etc.), to fill the room (of a gas, smell, etc.), to be heavy with (e.g. smoke), to be stuffy, to be dense, to be muffled (e.g. voice), to hold (a castle, fortress, etc.), to confine oneself in a temple to pray
  • 込む 【こむ】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be complex, to go into, to put into, to remain (seated), to be plunged into (silence), to do thoroughly, to do intently, to continue in the same state

Readings

Japanese names:
ごめ、 もり
Chinese:
long2, long3
Korean:
rong

Spanish

  • cesto
  • canasta
  • palanquín
  • confinarse
  • recluirse
  • confinar
  • recluir
  • engatusar
  • seducir

Portuguese

French

3458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1888 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26752 Morohashi
2734 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4376 New Nelson (John Haig)
6f16.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-16 SKIP code
8821.1 Four corner code
8871.6 Four corner code
68-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c60 Unicode hex code