Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
old man, old age, grow old
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
803 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 老 【ロウ】 old age, age, old people, the old, the aged, senior, elder, I, me, my humble self
  • 老人 【ロウジン】 old person, senior citizen, the aged, the elderly
  • 養老 【ヨウロウ】 making provision for the elderly, making provision for one's old age, spending one's old age in comfort, Yōrō era (717.11.17-724.2.4)
  • 敬老 【ケイロウ】 respect for the aged

Kun reading compounds

  • 老いる 【おいる】 to age, to grow old
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Japanese names:
えび、 おい、 び
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lao3
Korean:
ro

Spanish

  • envejecer
  • viejo
  • experimentado
  • hacerse viejo

Portuguese

  • velho
  • velhice
  • envelhecer

French

  • vieillard
  • âgé
  • vieillir
541 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
638 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
609 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
788 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
637 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
837 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
334 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
543 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
552 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
737 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1576 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3963 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1259 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28842 Morohashi
3197 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4696 New Nelson (John Haig)
1251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1340 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
472 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
2k4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
4471.1 Four corner code
1-47-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8001 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Buddhist priest, monk
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 僧 【ソウ】 monk, priest, sangha (the Buddhist community)
  • 僧侶 【ソウリョ】 priest, monk, bonze
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 高僧 【コウソウ】 high priest, highly-ranked priest, virtuous priest, priest of great sanctity and learning

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
seng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • monje budista
  • bonzo

Portuguese

  • Monge budista

French

  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
1525 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
536 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1007 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1829 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
131 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
180 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
991 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1076X Morohashi
159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 New Nelson (John Haig)
982 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2178 2001 Kanji
2a11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2826.6 Four corner code
1-33-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50e7 Unicode hex code