Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
stalk, stem
Kun:
くき
On:
ケイキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2013 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 茎頂 【ケイチョウ】 tip of a stem (of a plant)
  • 茎葉 【ケイヨウ】 stems and leaves
  • 塊茎 【カイケイ】 tuber
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 陰茎 【インケイ】 penis

Kun reading compounds

  • 茎 【くき】 stalk, stem
  • 茎茶 【くきちゃ】 twig tea, stem tea, kukicha, tea made from twigs pruned from the tea plant during its dormant season
  • 水茎 【みずぐき】 writing brush, writing, handwriting
  • 一茎 【ひとくき】 one stem

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • tallo
  • caña
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • caule
  • talo

French

  • tige
  • queue
1194 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1995 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1291 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1700 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1571 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1836 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
647 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
722 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30861PX Morohashi
2242 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4991 New Nelson (John Haig)
715 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
772 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1214 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3k5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-23-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
830e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
milk, breasts
Kun:
ちち
On:
ニュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1289 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乳製品 【ニュウセイヒン】 dairy products
  • 乳児 【ニュウジ】 infant (below 1 year old), suckling baby
  • 豆乳 【トウニュウ】 soy milk
  • 生乳 【セイニュウ】 raw milk

Kun reading compounds

  • 乳 【ちち】 milk, breast, loop, decorative bump (on a hanging bell)
  • 乳首 【ちくび】 nipple, teat
  • 無い乳 【ないちち】 very small breasts
  • 貰い乳 【もらいぢち】 having one's baby nursed by another woman, wet-nursing, breast milk received from another woman
  • 乳 【ちち】 milk, breast, loop, decorative bump (on a hanging bell)
  • 乳房 【ちぶさ】 breast, udder
  • 無い乳 【ないちち】 very small breasts
  • 貰い乳 【もらいぢち】 having one's baby nursed by another woman, wet-nursing, breast milk received from another woman

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ru3
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • leche
  • pecho

Portuguese

  • leite
  • peitos

French

  • lait
  • seins
961 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
951 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
873 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
266 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
291 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
939 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
969 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
821 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
29 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1823 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1306 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
737 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
190X Morohashi
1438 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
61 New Nelson (John Haig)
729 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
786 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
871 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2056 2001 Kanji
3n4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-1 SKIP code
1-6-1 SKIP code
2241.0 Four corner code
1-38-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e73 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
stab, protruding, thrust, pierce, prick, collision, sudden
Kun:
つ.く
On:
トツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
521 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 突入 【トツニュウ】 rushing into, breaking into, storming, plunging into (war, etc.), embarking on (a new venture)
  • 突然 【トツゼン】 abrupt, sudden, unexpected
  • 強制衝突 【キョウセイショウトツ】 collision enforcement
  • 非弾性衝突 【ヒダンセイショウトツ】 inelastic collision

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 突棒 【つくぼう】 barbed T-shaped weapon for catching thieves (Edo period)
  • 麦突 【むぎつく】 Pungtungia herzi (species of cyprinid)
  • 剣突く 【けんつく】 rough scolding, upbraiding, tongue-lashing, dressing-down

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2, tu1
Korean:
dol

Spanish

  • súbito
  • repentino
  • empuje
  • colisión
  • empujar
  • impulsar
  • impeler

Portuguese

  • apunhalar
  • perfurar
  • empurrar
  • empurrão
  • furar

French

  • poignarder
  • saillant
  • irruption
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • piquer
1668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
574 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
913 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
785 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
722 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
898 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
920 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1453 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25424 Morohashi
2230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4191 New Nelson (John Haig)
1319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
763 2001 Kanji
3m5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3043.0 Four corner code
1-38-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a81 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
cavity, hole, slit, very, great, exceedingly
Kun:
あな
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2052 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 孔子 【コウシ】 Confucius
  • 孔隙率 【コウゲキリツ】 porosity
  • 瞳孔 【ドウコウ】 pupil (of the eye)
  • 鰓孔 【エラアナ】 gill slit, pharyngeal slit
  • 孔雀 【クジャク】 peafowl (incl. the male peacock, female peahen, and young peachick)
  • 孔子 【コウシ】 Confucius

Kun reading compounds

  • 穴 【あな】 hole, opening, perforation, pit, hollow, hole (in the ground, etc.), burrow, den, lair, holt, hole, deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.), vacancy, opening, flaw, well-kept secret place, upset victory (with a large payoff), pit (of a theater), hiding place, hideout, underbelly (of society, etc.)
  • 巣穴 【すあな】 nesting hole, burrow, den
  • 音孔 【おとあな】 tone hole

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cavidad
  • agujero
  • raja
  • grieta

Portuguese

  • Cavidade
  • buraco
  • fenda
  • muito
  • grande
  • excessivamente

French

  • cavité
  • trou
  • fente
  • très
  • grand
  • extrêmement
1241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1755 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1265 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1203 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
58 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
940 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
970 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1881 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
456 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
205 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
97 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6933 Morohashi
179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1282 New Nelson (John Haig)
96 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
100 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1028 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3556 2001 Kanji
2c1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1-2-1 SKIP code
1241.0 Four corner code
1-25-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b54 Unicode hex code