Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
opposite
Parts:
dance, flit, circle, wheel
Kun:
ま.う-ま.うまい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
655 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 舞台裏 【ブタイウラ】 offstage, backstage, behind the scenes
  • 舞台 【ブタイ】 stage (theatre, theater), scene or setting (e.g. of novel, play, etc.)
  • 演舞 【エンブ】 dance performance
  • 歌舞 【カブ】 singing and dancing

Kun reading compounds

  • 舞う 【まう】 to dance (orig. a whirling dance), to flutter about, to revolve
  • 舞 【まい】 dancing, dance
  • 舞い上がる 【まいあがる】 to soar, to fly high, to be whirled up, to make merry, to be ecstatic, to be in high spirits
  • 立ち居振る舞い 【たちいふるまい】 movements, behavior, behaviour, bearing, deportment, manners, demeanor
  • 獅子舞 【ししまい】 lion dance, traditional dance performed by one or more dancers wearing a guardian lion costume

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu3
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • danza
  • baile
  • revoloteo
  • bailar
  • revolotear

Portuguese

  • dançar
  • fugir
  • círculo
  • roda

French

  • danse
  • voltiger
  • cercle
  • roue
1761 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
746 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3862 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1003 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
856 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2391 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
810 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
829 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
981 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1807 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2666 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1844 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1790 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30342P Morohashi
2146 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4926 New Nelson (John Haig)
1774 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1796 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a15.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-13 SKIP code
2-8-7 SKIP code
8025.1 Four corner code
1-41-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
821e Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
Variants:
jump, dance, leap, skip
Kun:
おど.る
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1308 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 踊躍 【ヨウヤク】 leaping with joy, jumping about
  • 現代舞踊 【ゲンダイブヨウ】 contemporary dance, modern dance
  • 歌舞伎舞踊 【カブキブヨウ】 kabuki dance

Kun reading compounds

  • 踊る 【おどる】 to dance (orig. a hopping dance)
  • 踊る阿呆に見る阿呆 【おどるあほうにみるあほう】 you're a fool if you dance, and a fool if you just look on; we're all fools, so let's dance

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong3
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • bailar
  • saltar
  • brincar
  • baile

Portuguese

  • salto
  • dança
  • saltar
  • pular

French

  • danser
  • saut
  • bond
  • sautiller
1880 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1035 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
936 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2132 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1558 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1661 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1383 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1765 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1961 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1045 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1410 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1421 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37587 Morohashi
1558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5882 New Nelson (John Haig)
1409 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1512 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1731 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3753 2001 Kanji
7d7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
6712.7 Four corner code
1-45-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8e0a Unicode hex code