Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
snake, serpent, hard drinker
Kun:
へび
On:
ジャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蛇 【ヘビ】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇口 【ジャグチ】 faucet, tap
  • 王蛇 【オウジャ】 boa
  • 長蛇 【チョウダ】 long snake, long line (of people, etc.)
  • 蛇行 【ダコウ】 meandering, snaking, zigzagging
  • 蛇蠍 【ダカツ】 serpent (snake) and scorpion, detestation
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering
  • 游蛇 【ユウダ】 water snake
  • 委蛇 【イイ】 winding, meandering

Kun reading compounds

  • 蛇 【へび】 snake, serpent, large snake
  • 蛇穴に入る 【へびあなにいる】 snake hibernation
  • 裸蛇 【はだかへび】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 錦蛇 【にしきへび】 python, rock snake

Readings

Japanese names:
あぶ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she2, yi2
Korean:
sa, i

Spanish

  • serpiente

Portuguese

  • cobra
  • serpente
  • bebedor duro

French

  • serpent
  • gros buveur
1341 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1916 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4130 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1716 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1387 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1875 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2040 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1861 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1608 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
525 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32964 Morohashi
1343 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5303 New Nelson (John Haig)
519 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
558 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1656 2001 Kanji
6d5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
5311.2 Four corner code
1-28-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86c7 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions (in go)
  • 目的 【モクテキ】 purpose, goal, aim, objective, intention
  • 注目 【チュウモク】 notice, attention, observation
  • 反目 【ハンモク】 enmity, antagonism, hostility
  • 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
  • 不面目 【フメンボク】 shame, disgrace

Kun reading compounds

  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), appearance, chance to succeed, possibility, spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chess board), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 目下 【めした】 subordinate, subordinates, inferior, inferiors, junior
  • 見る目 【みるめ】 discerning eye, an eye (for something), good judgement, public eye, (in) the eyes of others, people watching, public opinion, appearance, sight, impression, point of view, way of looking (at)
  • 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern

Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • ojo
  • mirada
  • percepción

Portuguese

  • olho
  • classe
  • olhar
  • visão
  • experiência
  • atenção
  • favor

French

  • oeil
  • regard
  • aperçu
  • numérateur ordinal
  • expérience
  • classe
  • faveur
  • pièce (Go)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23105 Morohashi
3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3906 New Nelson (John Haig)
15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3979 2001 Kanji
5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6010.1 Four corner code
1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ee Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
umbrella
Kun:
かさ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1694 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 傘下 【サンカ】 affiliated with, under jurisdiction of, under the umbrella
  • 傘寿 【サンジュ】 80th birthday
  • 落下傘 【ラッカサン】 parachute
  • 開傘 【カイサン】 opening of a parachute

Kun reading compounds

  • 傘 【かさ】 umbrella, parasol, something shaped like an umbrella or a conical hat, shade (of a lamp), mushroom cap, pileus
  • 笠貝 【かさがい】 limpet (esp. species Cellana mazatlandica)
  • 核の傘 【かくのかさ】 nuclear umbrella
  • から傘 【からかさ】 paper umbrella, bamboo-and-oiled-paper umbrella

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • paraguas
  • parasol
  • toldo

Portuguese

  • guarda-chuva

French

  • parapluie
1310 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1064 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1702 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1655 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
53 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2640 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
966 Morohashi
2131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
283 New Nelson (John Haig)
1026 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1505 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
2a10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8040.8 Four corner code
1-27-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5098 Unicode hex code