Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
ear
Kun:
みみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
1328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 耳鼻科 【ジビカ】 otolaryngology, ear, nose, and throat department
  • 耳鼻咽喉科 【ジビインコウカ】 otorhinolaryngology, otolaryngology, ear, nose and throat department
  • 中耳 【チュウジ】 middle ear, tympanum
  • 外耳 【ガイジ】 external ear, concha

Kun reading compounds

  • 耳 【みみ】 ear, hearing, edge, crust, selvedge (non-fray machined edge of fabrics), selvage
  • 耳障り 【みみざわり】 hard (on the ears), offensive (to the ear), rasping, rough, harsh, grating, jarring, cacophonous
  • 遠耳 【とおみみ】 sharp hearing
  • 兎耳 【うさぎみみ】 long ears, gossiper

Readings

Japanese names:
がみ
Chinese:
er3
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • oreja
  • oído

Portuguese

  • ouvido

French

  • oreille
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
32 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
29 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1323 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3697 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
107 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
79 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
331 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
56 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
56 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
169 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1582 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4329 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2190 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2948 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
826 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28999 Morohashi
3516 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4715 New Nelson (John Haig)
818 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
881 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
61 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3255 2001 Kanji
6e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1012.0 Four corner code
1040.0 Four corner code
28-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8033 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 垢衣 【コウイ】 dirty clothes, grimy clothes
  • 垢膩 【コウジ】 dirt and grease, filth, grime
  • 恥垢 【チコウ】 smegma
  • 膣垢 【チツコウ】 vaginal smear
  • 垢 【ク】 klesha (polluting thoughts such as greed, hatred and delusion, which result in suffering)
  • 垢膩 【コウジ】 dirt and grease, filth, grime
  • 無垢 【ムク】 purity
  • 純粋無垢 【ジュンスイムク】 pure and innocent, immaculate

Kun reading compounds

  • 垢 【あか】 dirt, filth, grime, account (e.g. online service)
  • 垢掻き 【あかかき】 female assistant who scrubbed customers at public baths and also offered sexual services (Edo period)
  • 鍵垢 【かぎあか】 private account (esp. on Twitter), account on a social networking service that can only be viewed by approved followers
  • 水垢 【みずあか】 (mineralogical) fur

Readings

Chinese:
gou4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

  • crasse
  • saleté
  • cérumen
1076 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
418 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5058 Morohashi
1008 New Nelson (John Haig)
2187 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1477 2001 Kanji
3b6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4216.1 Four corner code
25-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57a2 Unicode hex code