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

Speed

Stroke order

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

11 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1350 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頂点 【チョウテン】 top, summit, vertex
  • 頂上 【チョウジョウ】 top, summit, peak
  • 頭頂 【トウチョウ】 top of the head, vertex, parietal
  • 茎頂 【ケイチョウ】 tip of a stem (of a plant)

Kun reading compounds

  • 頂く 【いただく】 to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buy, to eat, to drink, to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top), to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president), to get somebody to do something
  • 頂 【いただき】 crown (of head), summit (of mountain), spire, easy win for one, something received
  • 頂きます 【いただきます】 thank you (for the meal just served), I receive (this meal)
  • 山の頂 【やまのいただき】 mountain top, summit, peak

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ding3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • cima
  • cumbre
  • colocar sobre
  • recibir
  • comer
  • beber (humilde)

Portuguese

  • colocar na cabeça
  • receber
  • topo da cabeça
  • topo
  • reunião de cúpula
  • pico

French

  • placer au sommet
  • recevoir (je reçois de vous)
  • sommet de la tête (vertex)
  • sommet
  • pic
951 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
940 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1308 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5118 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
986 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1005 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1440 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1530 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1643 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1882 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
108 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
95 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43335 Morohashi
145 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6616 New Nelson (John Haig)
94 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
98 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
929 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3161 2001 Kanji
9a2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1128.6 Four corner code
1-36-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9802 Unicode hex code