Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
juvenile, child
Kun:
わらべ
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1138 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 童話 【ドウワ】 children's story, fairy tale
  • 童謡 【ドウヨウ】 children's song, nursery rhyme
  • 天童 【テンドウ】 cherub, gods disguised as children, children parading as cherubs
  • 悪童 【アクドウ】 bad boy

Kun reading compounds

  • 童 【わらべ】 child
  • わらべ歌 【わらべうた】 children's song, nursery song
  • 京童 【きょうわらべ】 Kyoto's children, Kyoto's young people, who are noisy and gossiping on the least pretext
  • 小童 【こわっぱ】 boy, child, youth, brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
tong2
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • niño
  • chiquillo

Portuguese

  • juvenil
  • criança

French

  • jeune
  • enfant
487 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
385 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
363 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1111 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3357 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
643 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
410 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
416 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1026 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1461 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2639 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1828 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
443 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25775 Morohashi
2130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4239 New Nelson (John Haig)
436 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
468 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
5b7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-5-7 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
38-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ae5 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tale, talk
Kun:
はな.すはなし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
134 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 話 【ワ】 counter for stories, episodes of TV series, etc.
  • 話題 【ワダイ】 topic, subject
  • 懇話 【コンワ】 friendly talk, chat
  • 秘話 【ヒワ】 secret story, unknown episode

Kun reading compounds

  • 話す 【はなす】 to talk, to speak, to converse, to chat, to tell, to explain, to narrate, to mention, to describe, to discuss, to speak (a language)
  • 話 【はなし】 talk, speech, chat, conversation, (made-up) story, tale, yarn, discussions, negotiation, argument
  • 話し合い 【はなしあい】 discussion, talk, tête-à-tête, conference
  • お話 【おはなし】 story, tale
  • いい話 【いいはなし】 good story (e.g. heartwarming), good prospect (e.g. marriage, business)

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cuento
  • charla
  • hablar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • Conversar
  • falar uma língua
  • conto

French

  • parler
  • histoire
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
240 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
221 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
180 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
86 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
238 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1684 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1928 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1027 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
350 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35441 Morohashi
1527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5608 New Nelson (John Haig)
344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
368 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
229 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0266.4 Four corner code
47-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a71 Unicode hex code