Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
bring up, grow up, raise, rear
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 育児 【イクジ】 childcare, child-rearing, nursing, upbringing
  • 育英 【イクエイ】 education
  • 性教育 【セイキョウイク】 sex education
  • 社会教育 【シャカイキョウイク】 social education

Kun reading compounds

  • 育つ 【そだつ】 to be raised (e.g. child), to be brought up, to grow (up)
  • 育ち 【そだち】 growth, breeding, growing up (in, as), upbringing
  • 育ち盛り 【そだちざかり】 growth period (in children)
  • 育てる 【そだてる】 to raise, to rear, to bring up, to train, to teach, to educate, to promote the growth of, to nurture, to foster, to develop
  • 育む 【はぐくむ】 to raise, to bring up, to rear, to cultivate, to foster, to nurture

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yug

Spanish

  • educar
  • criar
  • ser educado
  • crecer

Portuguese

  • educar
  • crescer
  • levantar
  • elevar

French

  • élever
  • grandir
347 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
247 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
227 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
250 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
296 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
487 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
843 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
958 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
246 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
246 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
879 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1013 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2544 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29318 Morohashi
2050 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4773 New Nelson (John Haig)
759 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
821 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
259 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
292 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
446 2001 Kanji
2j6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
16-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80b2 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
newborn babe, child, young of animals
Kun:
-こ-っこ
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
679 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 児 【ジ】 child, boy, I, me
  • 児童 【ジドウ】 children, juvenile
  • 新生児 【シンセイジ】 newborn baby
  • 遺児 【イジ】 orphan, child left by the deceased, abandoned child

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 克鯨 【こくくじら】 gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 駄々っ子 【だだっこ】 unmanageable child, spoiled child (spoilt), spoiled brat

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
er2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • recién nacido
  • chiquillo
  • cría

Portuguese

  • recém-nascido
  • criança
  • filhote

French

  • nouveau-né
  • enfant
  • petit d'animal
801 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
526 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
572 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
782 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1280 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3153 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
58 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1364 Morohashi
2546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 New Nelson (John Haig)
58 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
62 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1257 2001 Kanji
4c3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
1-2-5 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
2621.0 Four corner code
27-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5150 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code