Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mortar
Parts:
mortar
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2048 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 臼蓋 【キュウガイ】 acetabular roof
  • 臼蓋形成不全 【キュウガイケイセイフゼン】 acetabular dysplasia
  • 亜脱臼 【アダッキュウ】 subluxation
  • 頸椎脱臼 【ケイツイダッキュウ】 cervical dislocation

Kun reading compounds

  • 臼 【うす】 millstone, mortar
  • 臼茸 【うすたけ】 shaggy chanterelle (Turbinellus floccosus), scaly chanterelle, woolly chanterelle
  • 提宇子 【だいうす】 God
  • 搗き臼 【つきうす】 mortar (for pounding rice)
  • 臼搗く 【うすづく】 to pound (rice, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
jiu4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • mortero

Portuguese

French

  • mortier
3849 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
338 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1896 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4341 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2060 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30173 Morohashi
3528 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4907 New Nelson (John Haig)
2063 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1531 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
7777.0 Four corner code
17-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81fc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 井 【セイ】 well curb, Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective
  • 市井 【シセイ】 the street, the town
  • 坑井 【コウセイ】 winze (mining), well (oil, gas)

Kun reading compounds

  • 井 【い】 well
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 筒井 【つつい】 round well
  • 市井 【しせい】 the street, the town

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 さい、 ひ
Chinese:
jing3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pozo
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bem

French

  • puits
  • margelle
  • ville
  • communauté
1470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
165 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
916 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
103 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
34 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1824 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
258 Morohashi
3454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
76 New Nelson (John Haig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1019 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
0a4.46 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5500.0 Four corner code
16-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e95 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
tile
Parts:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 甕 【かめ】 earthenware pot
  • 甕棺 【かめかん】 burial urn (often two-storey), funerary urn
  • 甕 【みか】 large earthenware pot (for brewing sake)

Readings

Japanese names:
もたい
Chinese:
weng4
Korean:
ong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

335 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2908 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
21617 Morohashi
3709 New Nelson (John Haig)
2j16.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-16 SKIP code
0071.7 Four corner code
65-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7515 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 男児 【ダンジ】 boy, son, man
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 youth, young man
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 喪男 【モオトコ】 unpopular man, man who isn't well-liked by women
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, male child, baby boy
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 山男 【やまおとこ】 giant, woodsman, alpinist
  • 雄 【お】 male, manly, brave, heroic, larger (of the two), greater, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover
  • 毒男 【どくお】 (2-ch term) lonely heart, male virgin, loser, geek

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code