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

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On reading compounds

  • 耳鼻科 【ジビカ】 otolaryngology, ear, nose, and throat department
  • 耳垢 【ミミアカ】 earwax, cerumen
  • 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, ear (for music, etc.), edge, crust, heel (of bread or cheese), selvedge (of woven fabric), selvage, ear (of a pot, jug, etc.), handle
  • 耳障り 【みみざわり】 hard (on the ears), offensive (to the ear), rasping, rough, harsh, grating, jarring, cacophonous
  • 大耳 【おおみみ】 big ears, listening without paying attention
  • 遠耳 【とおみみ】 sharp hearing

Readings

Japanese names:
がみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-28-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8033 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小学校 【ショウガッコウ】 primary school, elementary school, grade school
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment, cut, cutback, scaling down
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
skeleton, bone, remains, frame
Kun:
ほね
On:
コツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
936 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 骨 【コツ】 knack, skill, trick, secret, know-how, the ropes, hang, bone, skeleton, cremated remains (esp. the bones), ashes
  • 洋杯 【コップ】 glass (drinking vessel), tumbler, cups (playing card suit)
  • 露骨 【ロコツ】 open, unconcealed, undisguised, blatant, plain, frank, broad, lewd, indecent, crude
  • 軟骨 【ナンコツ】 cartilage, nankotsu, (dish of) gristle (usu. of chicken, deep-fried)

Kun reading compounds

  • 骨 【ほね】 bone, frame, outline, core, backbone, spirit, fortitude, laborious, troublesome, difficult
  • 骨抜き 【ほねぬき】 boning (fish or meat), deboning, watering down (a plan, bill, etc.), dilution, emasculation, taking the backbone out of, weakening
  • 河骨 【こうほね】 Japanese spatterdock (species of water lily, Nuphar japonica)
  • 水母の骨 【くらげのほね】 something that one would not expect to exist, something exceedingly rare, jellyfish bones

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gu3, gu1, gu2
Korean:
gol

Spanish

  • hueso
  • esqueleto

Portuguese

  • esqueleto
  • osso
  • permanecer
  • moldura

French

  • os
  • squelette
  • restes
  • charpente
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
867 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1081 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5236 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
971 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1017 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1340 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1922 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2310 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1297 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45098 Morohashi
2654 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6784 New Nelson (John Haig)
1288 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
899 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b6.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
1-25-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9aa8 Unicode hex code