Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
mosquito
Kun:
On:
ブン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2121 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蚊帳 【カヤ】 mosquito net
  • 夜鷹 【ヨタカ】 grey nightjar (Caprimulgus indicus), nightjar (any bird of family Caprimulgidae), goatsucker, streetwalker, low class prostitute (Edo period), soba vendors who walk around at night, soba sold by these vendors
  • 金蚊 【カナブン】 drone beetle (scarabaeid beetle) (Rhomborrhina japonica)

Kun reading compounds

  • 蚊 【か】 mosquito
  • 蚊帳 【かや】 mosquito net
  • マラリア蚊 【マラリアか】 malaria mosquito
  • 家蚊 【いえか】 house mosquito (genus Culex)

Readings

Chinese:
wen2
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • mosquito

Portuguese

  • mosquito

French

  • moustique
1056 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1771 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4123 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1119 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1714 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1135 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1876 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2041 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1860 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1605 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1673 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
886 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1744 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32849 Morohashi
1319 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5288 New Nelson (John Haig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1864 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1666 2001 Kanji
6d4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
5014.0 Four corner code
18-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
868a Unicode hex code