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

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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

Chinese:
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

21 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
crane, stork
Kun:
つる
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶴首 【カクシュ】 looking forward to
  • 鶴首して待つ 【カクシュシテマツ】 to wait expectantly, to be full of anticipation, to long for
  • 鶏群の一鶴 【ケイグンノイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men
  • 鶏群一鶴 【ケイグンイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶴 【つる】 crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
  • ツル科 【ツルか】 Gruidae, bird family comprising the cranes
  • 掃き溜めに鶴 【はきだめにつる】 a jewel in a dunghill
  • 焼け野の雉夜の鶴 【やけののきぎすよるのつる】 parents may risk life and limb for their children (like a pheasant when the plains are burning or a crane on a cold night)

Readings

Japanese names:
たず、 ず、 か、 つ、 づ
Chinese:
he4, hao2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • grulla
  • cigüeña

Portuguese

French

  • grue
  • cigogne
1120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1917 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2926 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
950 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2326 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1962 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47185 Morohashi
1850 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6995 New Nelson (John Haig)
1943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2093 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1650 2001 Kanji
11b10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-11 SKIP code
4722.7 Four corner code
1-36-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9db4 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
Kun:
くさくさ--ぐさ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
967 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 草 【ソウ】 draft, rough copy, highly cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), grass style
  • 草案 【ソウアン】 draft (for a speech, bill, etc.)
  • 除草 【ジョソウ】 weeding
  • 起草 【キソウ】 drafting (e.g. a bill), drawing up

Kun reading compounds

  • 草 【くさ】 grass, weed, herb, thatch, ninja, not genuine, substandard, LOL, haha
  • 草刈り 【くさかり】 mowing, mower
  • 水草 【みずくさ】 water plant, aquatic plant, waterweed, hydrophyte
  • 若草 【わかくさ】 green grass, young (fresh) grass

Readings

Japanese names:
そ、 や
Chinese:
cao3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • hierba
  • planta

Portuguese

  • grama
  • erva daninha
  • ervas
  • pasto
  • escrever
  • esboçar

French

  • herbe
  • mauvaise herbe
  • plantes
  • pâturage
  • écrire
  • ébauche
106 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
162 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
705 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3939 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
934 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
567 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
652 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2813 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30945P Morohashi
2263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5032 New Nelson (John Haig)
224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
77 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4440.6 Four corner code
1-33-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8349 Unicode hex code