Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
sheep
Kun:
ひつじ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 羊毛 【ヨウモウ】 wool
  • 羊肉 【ヨウニク】 mutton, lamb (meat)
  • 羝羊 【テイヨウ】 ram (sheep), used to liken one to someone who lives their life by instinct
  • 羚羊 【レイヨウ】 antelope

Kun reading compounds

  • 羊 【ひつじ】 sheep (Ovis aries)
  • 羊飼い 【ひつじかい】 shepherd, shepherdess
  • 牡羊 【おひつじ】 ram
  • 贖罪の羊 【しょくざいのひつじ】 sacrificial lamb

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • oveja
  • cordero

Portuguese

  • carneiro

French

  • mouton
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2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
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8050.1 Four corner code
45-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
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