Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
overgrown, grow thick, be luxuriant
Kun:
しげ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1188 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 茂林 【モリン】 luxuriant (dense) forest
  • 繁茂 【ハンモ】 luxuriant growth, rankness (of weeds)

Kun reading compounds

  • 茂る 【しげる】 to grow thickly, to be in full leaf, to be rampant, to luxuriate, to be luxurious

Readings

Japanese names:
うむさ、 き、 し、 つとむ、 む、 もて
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mao4
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • frondoso
  • exuberante
  • tupido
  • engordar
  • crecer (plantas)
  • ser lujoso
  • hacerse frondoso
  • hacerse tupido

Portuguese

  • Coberto de plantas
  • cresce forte
  • luxuriante

French

  • pousser dru
  • s'épaissir
  • luxuriant
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