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

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 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
Chinese:
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
40-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8e Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 男児 【ダンジ】 boy, son, man
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 youth, young man
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 喪男 【モオトコ】 unpopular man, man who isn't well-liked by women
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, male child, baby boy
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 山男 【やまおとこ】 giant, woodsman, alpinist
  • 雄 【お】 male, manly, brave, heroic, larger (of the two), greater, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover
  • 毒男 【どくお】 (2-ch term) lonely heart, male virgin, loser, geek

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code