Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
sulphur
On:
リュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1867 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 硫化 【リュウカ】 sulfuration, sulphuration
  • 硫安 【リュウアン】 ammonium sulfate
  • 脱硫 【ダツリュウ】 desulfurization, desulphurisation, desulphurization
  • 加硫 【カリュウ】 vulcanizing (rubber)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • azufre abreviatura de ácido sulfúrico

Portuguese

  • enxofre

French

  • soufre
1902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1596 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1571 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1856 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1519 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24229 Morohashi
1184 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4006 New Nelson (John Haig)
763 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
825 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1573 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3357 2001 Kanji
5a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1061.3 Four corner code
1-46-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
786b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
yellow
Parts:
yellow
Kun:
こ-
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 紅葉 【コウヨウ】 autumn colours, fall colors, leaves changing color (colour), leaves turning red, red leaves, leaves turning yellow, yellow leaves, (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum), venison, layered colors in garments, resembling autumn colors
  • 玄黄 【ゲンコウ】 black and yellow silk (offered to gods), heaven and earth
  • 天地玄黄 【テンチゲンコウ】 Heaven is black and earth is yellow, heaven and earth
  • 黄色 【キイロ】 yellow, amber
  • 黄金 【オウゴン】 gold (Au), golden, prosperous, excellent, superb, money (esp. ōban coin), cash
  • 卵黄 【ランオウ】 egg yolk
  • 六フッ化硫黄 【ロクフッカイオウ】 sulfur hexafluoride

Kun reading compounds

  • 黄 【き】 yellow
  • 黄色 【きいろ】 yellow, amber
  • 海気 【かいき】 sea air, sea breeze, ocean and atmosphere, type of yarn-dyed silk goods

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 れい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang2
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • amarillo

Portuguese

  • amarelo

French

  • jaune
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
120 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1063 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5399 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
469 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1021 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
794 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
993 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3116 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47926P Morohashi
2468 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7045 New Nelson (John Haig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4480.6 Four corner code
1-18-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ec4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 孤島 【コトウ】 solitary island, isolated island
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, one's territory (e.g. of a sex worker, organized crime gang), one's turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
1-37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

鹿

11 strokes
Radical:
deer 鹿
Parts:
广 鹿
deer
Kun:
しか
On:
ロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
957 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鹿 【シカ】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿砦 【ロクサイ】 abatis
  • 馴鹿 【トナカイ】 reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
  • 神鹿 【シンロク】 deer raised upon the grounds of a shrine (who serve as messengers of the gods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿猪 【しかいのしし】 babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
  • 海驢 【あしか】 eared seal (esp. the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus), sea lion
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)
  • 鹿 【しか】 deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon), cervid
  • 鹿 【かのしし】 deer meat, deer
  • 海驢 【あしか】 eared seal (esp. the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus), sea lion
  • 牡鹿 【おじか】 buck (male deer)

Readings

Japanese names:
しし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu4
Korean:
rog

Spanish

  • venado
  • ciervo

Portuguese

French

  • cerf
1141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5375 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1999 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1823 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2038 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3879 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1996 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47586 Morohashi
3126 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7017 New Nelson (John Haig)
1999 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
556 2001 Kanji
3q8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0021.2 Four corner code
0021.1 Four corner code
1-28-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e7f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan, child left by the deceased, abandoned child

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
1-27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
prefecture
Kun:
か.ける
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 県 【ケン】 prefecture (Japan), county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.), department (France), province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • 県知事 【ケンチジ】 prefectural governor
  • 兵庫県 【ヒョウゴケン】 Hyōgo Prefecture (Kinki area)
  • 同県 【ドウケン】 the same prefecture

Readings

Japanese names:
あがた、 がた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • prefectura

Portuguese

  • Condado
  • prefeitura (região)

French

  • préfecture
  • département
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
381 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
226 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3269 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23210P Morohashi
2641 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3918 New Nelson (John Haig)
513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
552 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
3n6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2690.1 Four corner code
1-24-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
770c Unicode hex code