Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
captive, barbarian, low epithet for the enemy
Kun:
とりことりく
On:
リョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1678 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虜 【リョ】 captive, prisoner, foreigner, barbarian, slave
  • 虜囚 【リョシュウ】 captive, prisoner
  • 胡虜 【コリョ】 northern barbarian tribes surrounding ancient China, foreigner, barbarian tribe
  • 墨黠虜 【ボクカツリョ】 late Edo-period pejorative for Americans

Kun reading compounds

  • 虜 【とりこ】 captive, prisoner, victim (of love, etc.), slave (to one's lust, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu3
Korean:
ro

Spanish

  • cautivo
  • prisionero
  • apresar

Portuguese

  • cativo
  • bárbaro
  • epíteto ofensivo ao inimigo

French

  • captif
  • esclave
  • barbare
  • épithète péjorative pour l'ennemi
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1679 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4111 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1755 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1713 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1385 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1473 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1603 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4038 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2055 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2010 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32710X Morohashi
3255 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5273 New Nelson (John Haig)
1991 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2146 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1660 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1245 2001 Kanji
2m11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-9 SKIP code
3-6-7 SKIP code
2122.7 Four corner code
1-46-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
865c Unicode hex code