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

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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
  • 老化 【ロウカ】 ageing, aging, senile deterioration
  • 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

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
husband, man
Kun:
おっとそれ
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
335 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 夫妻 【フサイ】 husband and wife, married couple
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 継夫 【ケイフ】 second husband
  • 炊夫 【スイフ】 male cook
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 夫子 【フウシ】 teacher, wise man, sage, master, Confucius, the person concerned, you, he, she
  • 一工夫 【ヒトクフウ】 contrivance, bit of fiddling, little ingenuity, bit more (e.g. food)
  • 創意工夫 【ソウイクフウ】 ingenuity, inventiveness, creative originality
  • 夫人 【フジン】 wife, Mrs, madam, wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.), consort of the emperor
  • 賦役 【フエキ】 slave labour, slave labor, compulsory service, forced labour, forced labor, exacted service
  • 大夫 【ダイブ】 high steward, grand master
  • 右京大夫 【ウキョウノダイブ】 Ukyō no Daibu (title under the ritsuryo system), high steward

Kun reading compounds

  • 夫 【おっと】 husband
  • 夫選び 【おっとえらび】 choosing a husband
  • DV夫 【ディーブイおっと】 (physically) abusive husband, wife beater
  • 元夫 【もとおっと】 ex-husband, former husband
  • 夫れ夫れ 【それぞれ】 each, respectively

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と、 ゆう、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu1, fu2
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • marido
  • hombre
  • esposo

Portuguese

  • marido
  • homem

French

  • mari
  • homme
501 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
601 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
573 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
265 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
51 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
445 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
104 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
315 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
411 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2909 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5835 Morohashi
3460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 New Nelson (John Haig)
838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
901 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
220 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
445 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a4.31 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
5003.0 Four corner code
1-41-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
lady, woman, wife, bride
Kun:
よめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
671 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 婦 【フ】 married woman, woman, lady
  • 婦女暴行 【フジョボウコウ】 sexual assault (of a woman), rape
  • 保健婦 【ホケンフ】 district health nurse, public health nurse
  • 老婦 【ロウフ】 old woman

Kun reading compounds

  • 嫁 【よめ】 wife, bride, (one's) daughter-in-law

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • señora
  • mujer
  • esposa

Portuguese

  • dama
  • mulher
  • esposa
  • noiva

French

  • femme mariée
  • épouse
  • dame
  • femme
707 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
800 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
779 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
481 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1237 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
313 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
454 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1603 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
316 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
597 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
448 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
565 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
426 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1159 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6432P Morohashi
469 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 New Nelson (John Haig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1234 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
746 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1744 2001 Kanji
3e8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4742.7 Four corner code
1-41-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a66 Unicode hex code