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
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
986 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1703 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3656 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1326 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
273 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
288 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
488 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1565 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2708 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1870 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
553 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28425 Morohashi
2183 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4658 New Nelson (John Haig)
547 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
586 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
274 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
955 2001 Kanji
2o4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
8050.1 Four corner code
45-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 背筋 【セスジ】 the muscles along the spine, dorsal muscles, spinal column, seam in the back, back seam
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背格好 【せいかっこう】 one's height or stature, one's physique
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
boulder, rock, cliff
Kun:
いわ
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岩盤 【ガンバン】 bedrock
  • 岩石 【ガンセキ】 rock
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 石灰岩 【セッカイガン】 limestone

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩 【いわ】 rock, boulder, crag, cliff, anchor
  • 岩間 【いわま】 among rocks
  • 一枚岩 【いちまいいわ】 monolith, large slab of rock
  • 浮岩 【うきいわ】 rock partially submerged in water, rock partially emerging from the water, pumice stone

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • roca

Portuguese

  • rochedo
  • rocha
  • penhedo

French

  • rocher
  • roc
  • falaise
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
744 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1414 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
821 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
942 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7985 Morohashi
2235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 New Nelson (John Haig)
770 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
3o5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2260.1 Four corner code
20-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca9 Unicode hex code