Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
beauty, beautiful
Kun:
うつく.しい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
462 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 美 【ビ】 beauty
  • 美意識 【ビイシキ】 sense of beauty, aesthetic sense
  • 華美 【カビ】 splendor, splendour, gorgeousness, pomp, magnificence, showiness, gaudiness, extravagance, luxury
  • 造形美 【ゾウケイビ】 beauty of form (oft. used of nature), beauty of a sculpted shape
  • 御 【ミ】 august, beautiful
  • 見事 【ミゴト】 splendid, magnificent, excellent, fine, superb, beautiful, admirable, utter (esp. defeat), total, complete, something worth seeing, sight, spectacle

Kun reading compounds

  • 美しい 【うつくしい】 beautiful, pretty, lovely, sweet, pure (heart, friendship, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 よし、 よしみ、 り
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei3
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • belleza
  • bello

Portuguese

  • beleza
  • bela

French

  • beauté
  • beau, belle
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
376 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
289 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3658 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
401 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28435 Morohashi
2264 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4660 New Nelson (John Haig)
548 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
343 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
2o7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4-9-4 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
8043.1 Four corner code
1-40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
woman, female
Kun:
おんな
On:
ジョニョニョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 女 【ジョ】 woman, girl, daughter, Chinese "Girl" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), feminine noun
  • 女王 【ジョオウ】 queen, female champion
  • 処女 【ショジョ】 virgin, maiden
  • 一女 【イチジョ】 one daughter, eldest daughter, first-born daughter
  • 女王 【ジョオウ】 queen, female champion
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 老若男女 【ロウニャクナンニョ】 men and women of all ages
  • 天女 【テンニョ】 heavenly nymph, celestial maiden, beautiful and kind woman
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 女官 【ジョカン】 court lady, lady-in-waiting

Kun reading compounds

  • 女 【おんな】 female, woman, female sex, female lover, girlfriend, mistress, (someone's) woman
  • 女形 【おんながた】 onnagata, male actor in female kabuki roles, female partner (in a relationship)
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon
  • 囲い女 【かこいおんな】 mistress
  • 雌 【め】 female, smaller (of the two), weaker, woman, wife
  • 女神 【めがみ】 goddess, female deity
  • 早乙女 【さおとめ】 young female rice planter, young girl
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon

Readings

Japanese names:
おな、 た、 つき、 な
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nu:3, ru3
Korean:
nyeo, yeo

Spanish

  • femenino
  • mujer

Portuguese

  • mulher
  • fêmea

French

  • femme
  • féminin
32 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
41 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
35 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
178 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
62 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
42 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
114 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
102 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
423 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4226 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
99 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6036 Morohashi
3418 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 New Nelson (John Haig)
98 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
102 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
19 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1769 2001 Kanji
3e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4040.0 Four corner code
1-29-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5973 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
Variants:
plains, field, rustic, civilian life
Kun:
の-
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
120 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 野 【ノ】 plain, field, hidden (structural) member, wild, lacking a political post
  • 野外 【ヤガイ】 outdoors, outside, open air, fields, outskirts, suburbs
  • 内野 【ナイヤ】 infield, diamond
  • 在野 【ザイヤ】 out of office, out of power, in opposition, unaffiliated (e.g. researcher, scientist), in private practice

Kun reading compounds

  • 野 【の】 plain, field, hidden (structural) member, wild, lacking a political post
  • 野末 【のずえ】 corners of a field
  • 裾野 【すその】 foot of a mountain, plain at the foot of a mountain, range, spread, extent, encompassing circle
  • 郊野 【こうの】 suburban fields

Readings

Japanese names:
ずけ、 つけ、 ぬ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye3
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • campo
  • llano
  • extensión
  • rango
  • natural
  • civil
  • no oficial

Portuguese

  • planícies
  • campo
  • rústico
  • vida de civil

French

  • sauvage
  • champ
  • rustique
  • vie civile
323 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
233 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
213 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
85 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4814 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
128 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
267 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1398 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
236 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
236 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
404 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1803 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1877 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
998 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1610 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40133 Morohashi
1485 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6208 New Nelson (John Haig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1722 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
170 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
211 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
0a11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
6712.2 Four corner code
1-44-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91ce Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
animal, beast
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1714 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 獣 【ケモノ】 beast, brute, animal, animal with human characteristics
  • 獣医 【ジュウイ】 veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, vet
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 海獣 【カイジュウ】 marine mammal

Kun reading compounds

  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal, animal with human characteristics
  • 獣の数字 【けもののすうじ】 Number of the Beast, 666
  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal, animal with human characteristics

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • animal
  • bestia
  • res

Portuguese

  • animal
  • besta

French

  • bête
  • animal
1366 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1582 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1298 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1673 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20714P Morohashi
1892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3606 New Nelson (John Haig)
1933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1838 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
3g12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-4 SKIP code
9363.4 Four corner code
3363.4 Four corner code
1-29-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7363 Unicode hex code