Jisho

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7 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 肘関節 【チュウカンセツ】 elbow joint
  • 肘頭滑液嚢炎 【チュウトウカツエキノウエン】 olecranoid bursitis, miner's elbow
  • 掣肘 【セイチュウ】 restraint, restriction, control, check

Kun reading compounds

  • 肘 【ひじ】 elbow
  • 肘当て 【ひじあて】 (detachable) elbow rest, arm rest, elbow pad, elbow strike (karate)
  • 野球肘 【やきゅうひじ】 Little League elbow, pitcher's elbow, baseball elbow
  • 右ひじ 【みぎひじ】 right elbow

Readings

Chinese:
zhou3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1377 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
746 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
29268 Morohashi
4761 New Nelson (John Haig)
2464 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
46 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4b3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
7420.0 Four corner code
1-41-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8098 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【ズ】 head
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell), something in the shape of a dragon's head (esp. a helmet crest)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
slippery, slide, slip, fail exam
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1238 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 滑落 【カツラク】 slipping down, avalanche
  • 滑液 【カツエキ】 synovial fluid
  • 平滑 【ヘイカツ】 smooth, even, level, flat
  • 粘滑 【ネンカツ】 mucilaginous, demulcent

Kun reading compounds

  • 滑る 【すべる】 to glide, to slide (e.g. on skis), to slip, to fail (an examination), to bomb (when telling a joke), to drop, to go down, to come down, to fall (e.g. in status)
  • 滑らか 【なめらか】 smooth (of a surface), glassy, velvety, soft, smooth (of an action, proceedings, etc.), fluent (speech), fluid, trouble-free, continuously differentiable

Readings

Japanese names:
かり、 なめり
Chinese:
hua2, gu3
Korean:
hwal, gol

Spanish

  • deslizar
  • resbalar
  • deslizarse
  • resbalarse
  • suavidad

Portuguese

  • Escorregadio
  • deslizar
  • escorregar
  • falhar

French

  • glisser
  • glissant
  • rater
1088 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1468 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2663 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1512 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1857 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1267 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1341 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1392 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1229 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
809 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
472 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1298 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18032 Morohashi
658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3282 New Nelson (John Haig)
1289 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1384 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1638 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3712.7 Four corner code
1-19-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ed1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
fluid, liquid, juice, sap, secretion
On:
エキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
1210 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 液 【エキ】 liquid, fluid
  • 液化 【エキカ】 liquefaction
  • 乳液 【ニュウエキ】 latex (milky fluid found in plants), milky lotion (cosmetic), body milk
  • 体液 【タイエキ】 body fluids

Readings

Chinese:
ye4, yi4
Korean:
aeg

Spanish

  • líquido
  • fluido

Portuguese

  • fluido
  • líquido
  • suco
  • graxa
  • secreção

French

  • liquide
  • jus
  • fluide
  • sève
  • sécrétion
552 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
649 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
620 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1131 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2599 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
659 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
688 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
472 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
480 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
906 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1203 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
622 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
468 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1047 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17586 Morohashi
511 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3199 New Nelson (John Haig)
1038 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1116 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
724 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a8.29 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
1-17-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6db2 Unicode hex code

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 嚢腫 【ノウシュ】 cyst
  • 嚢状 【ノウジョウ】 saclike, saccate, saccular
  • 土嚢 【ドノウ】 sandbag
  • 衣嚢 【イノウ】 pocket

Kun reading compounds

  • 袋 【ふくろ】 bag, sack, pouch, skin of an orange (and other like fruits), dead end, plot of land surrounded by water

Readings

Chinese:
nang2, nang1
Korean:
nang

Spanish

Portuguese

French

124 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4633X Morohashi
5499 New Nelson (John Haig)
2883 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d19.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-11 SKIP code
5073.2 Four corner code
1-39-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56a2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
inflammation, flame, blaze
Kun:
ほのお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 炎 【エン】 -itis (indicating an inflammatory disease)
  • 炎症 【エンショウ】 inflammation, irritation
  • 脳炎 【ノウエン】 brain inflammation, encephalitis, cerebritis
  • 胃炎 【イエン】 gastritis, gastric catarrh

Kun reading compounds

  • 炎 【ほのお】 flame, blaze, flames (of intense emotion, e.g. love, jealousy, anger), passion
  • 炎検出器 【ほのおけんしゅつき】 flame detector
  • 瞋恚の炎 【しんいのほのお】 intense antipathy (like a blazing fire), flames of rage
  • 嫉妬の炎 【しっとのほのお】 flames of jealousy

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬく
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • quemar
  • llamarada
  • inflamación
  • flama

Portuguese

  • inflamação
  • chama
  • fogo

French

  • inflammation
  • flamme
  • incendie
1024 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1231 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2751 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1727 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1513 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
697 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1336 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1419 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1803 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1264 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3075 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18910 Morohashi
2420 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3404 New Nelson (John Haig)
162 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
174 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1207 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-4 SKIP code
9080.9 Four corner code
1-17-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
708e Unicode hex code