Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
tiger, drunkard
Kun:
とら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1653 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虎列剌 【コレラ】 cholera
  • 虎疫 【コエキ】 cholera
  • 猛虎 【モウコ】 fierce tiger, ferocious tiger, Hanshin Tigers (baseball team)
  • 竜虎 【リュウコ】 dragon and tiger, two mighty rivals

Kun reading compounds

  • 虎 【とら】 tiger (Panthera tigris), drunkard, drunk, sot
  • 虎葦毛 【とらあしげ】 dapple gray (horse coat color), dapple grey
  • 大虎 【おおとら】 big tiger, drinker, staggering drunkard
  • 小虎 【ことら】 small tiger, light drinker, occasional drinker

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu3
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • tigre

Portuguese

French

  • tigre
  • ivrogne
1558 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4105 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2234 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3981 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32675 Morohashi
3212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5265 New Nelson (John Haig)
1990 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 2001 Kanji
2m6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-6-2 SKIP code
2121.7 Four corner code
2121.1 Four corner code
1-24-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
864e Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
staff, cane
Kun:
つえ
On:
ジョウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2387 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 杖 【ジョウ】 severe caning (60-100 times)
  • 杖鼓 【ジョウコ】 janggu (Korean hourglass drum), janggo, changgo
  • 金剛杖 【コンゴウヅエ】 pilgrim's staff
  • 手杖 【シュジョウ】 staff (esp. one used by a monk, e.g. as a walking stick during a pilgrimage)

Kun reading compounds

  • 杖 【つえ】 cane, walking stick, staff, wand
  • 杖状 【つえじょう】 staff-shaped
  • 魔法の杖 【まほうのつえ】 magic wand
  • 転ばぬ先の杖 【ころばぬさきのつえ】 prevention is better than cure, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, look before you leap, forewarned is forearmed, a stitch in time saves nine, a walking stick before stumbling

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • caña
  • bastón
  • vara
  • dependencia

Portuguese

French

2183 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
422 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1026 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14469 Morohashi
2555 New Nelson (John Haig)
2504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2566 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4590.0 Four corner code
1-30-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6756 Unicode hex code