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:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
458 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 若年 【ジャクネン】 youth
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 老若 【ロウニャク】 young and old, all ages
  • 瞠若 【ドウジャク】 (staring in) astonishment, amazement
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 若道 【ニャクドウ】 homosexuality, pederasty
  • 老若 【ロウニャク】 young and old, all ages
  • 若僧 【ニャクソウ】 young monk, boy monk
  • 若道 【ニャクドウ】 homosexuality, pederasty
  • 般若 【ハンニャ】 prajna (wisdom required to attain enlightenment), noh mask of a grinning, horned demoness (represents a woman's rage and jealousy), family crest designed after the Hannya noh mask, dreadful face (esp. of a woman driven mad by jealousy), terrifying facial expression
  • 麦般若 【ムギハンニャ】 beer

Kun reading compounds

  • 若い 【わかい】 young, youthful, immature, green, low (number), small
  • 若い頃 【わかいころ】 one's youth, early life, one's early days, one's early years
  • 若し 【もし】 if, in case, supposing
  • 若しかしたら 【もしかしたら】 perhaps, maybe, perchance, by some chance, by any chance
  • 若しくは 【もしくは】 or, otherwise
  • 如し 【ごとし】 like, as if, the same as

Readings

Japanese names:
わく、 わこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ruo4, re3
Korean:
yag, ya

Spanish

  • joven
  • algunos
  • posiblemente
  • de otra forma

Portuguese

  • jovem
  • se
  • talvez
  • possivelmente
  • número baixo
  • imaturo

French

  • jeune
  • si
  • peut-être
  • ou bien
  • petit nombre
  • inexpérimenté
  • immature
896 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
886 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
372 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3926 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
982 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
863 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
692 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
544 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
125 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
648 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2785 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1430 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
228 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30796P Morohashi
2241 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5007 New Nelson (John Haig)
223 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
237 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
391 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
864 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1977 2001 Kanji
3k5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4460.4 Four corner code
1-28-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82e5 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
linen, cloth, spread, distribute
Kun:
ぬのし.くきれ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
877 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 布 【ヌノ】 cloth, bujian (spade-shaped bronze coin of ancient China)
  • 布教 【フキョウ】 propagation (e.g. a religion), proselytizing, missionary work
  • 麻布 【アサヌノ】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 公布 【コウフ】 official proclamation, announcement, promulgation (e.g. of regulations)
  • 布衣 【ホイ】 linen kariginu, (during the Edo period) plain kariginu
  • 布衣始 【ホウイハジメ】 ceremony in which an abdicated emperor puts on informal court clothes (e.g. kariginu, eboshi)

Kun reading compounds

  • 布 【ぬの】 cloth, bujian (spade-shaped bronze coin of ancient China)
  • 布地 【ぬのじ】 cloth, fabric
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 磨き布 【みがきぬの】 polishing cloth
  • 敷く 【しく】 to spread out, to lay out, to take a position, to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
  • 布地 【ぬのじ】 cloth, fabric
  • ボロ切れ 【ボロきれ】 old cloth, rag

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 の、 ほ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • paño
  • tela
  • difusión

Portuguese

  • Linho
  • pano

French

  • linge
706 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
799 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
778 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
749 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1468 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
737 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
494 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
170 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
675 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
887 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
557 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1886 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2566 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8778 Morohashi
2973 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1548 New Nelson (John Haig)
405 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
433 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
653 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
3f2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-41-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e03 Unicode hex code