Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
cocoon
Kun:
まゆきぬ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絹糸 【ケンシ】 silk thread
  • 繭価 【マユカ】 price of a cocoon
  • 黄繭 【コウケン】 yellow cocoon
  • 収繭 【シュウケン】 cocoon crop

Kun reading compounds

  • 繭 【まゆ】 cocoon
  • 繭価 【まゆか】 price of a cocoon
  • 黄繭 【こうけん】 yellow cocoon
  • 屑繭 【くずまゆ】 waste cocoon (silk), bad cocoon, damaged cocoon
  • 絹糸 【けんし】 silk thread

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • capullo
  • gusano de seda

Portuguese

  • casulo

French

  • cocon
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