Jisho

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13 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
bullrush, flag, cattail
Kun:
がまかばかま
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1887 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 檳榔 【ビロウ】 Chinese fan palm (Livistona chinensis)
  • 蒲公英 【タンポポ】 dandelion (esp. species Taraxacum platycarpum)
  • 蒲 【ガマ】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 布団 【フトン】 futon, Japanese bedding consisting of a mattress and a duvet, round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
  • 蒲桃 【フトモモ】 rose apple (Syzygium jambos), Malabar plum, jambos
  • 座蒲 【ザフ】 round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
  • 匂い菖蒲 【ニオイショウブ】 aromatic cane, orris
  • 黄菖蒲 【キショウブ】 yellow iris

Kun reading compounds

  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 小蒲 【こがま】 Typha orientalis
  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 樺色 【かばいろ】 reddish yellow
  • 蒲 【がま】 common cattail (Typha latifolia), common bulrush, common reedmace
  • 蒲魚 【かまとと】 feigning innocence, ignorance or naivety, someone (esp. a woman) pretending to be innocent, ignorant or naive
  • カニ蒲 【カニかま】 imitation crab meat, crab sticks

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pu2
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • espadaña
  • anea

Portuguese

French

  • massette (typha latifolia)
1598 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4021 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2932 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2039 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1855 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31611X Morohashi
2504 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5156 New Nelson (John Haig)
1838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1981 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
4412.7 Four corner code
1-19-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84b2 Unicode hex code