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

Speed

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

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
pipe, tube, wind instrument, drunken talk, control, jurisdiction
Kun:
くだ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
517 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 管 【カン】 pipe, tube
  • 管理 【カンリ】 control, management (e.g. of a business)
  • 保管 【ホカン】 charge, custody, safekeeping, deposit, storage
  • 所管 【ショカン】 jurisdiction

Kun reading compounds

  • 管 【かん】 pipe, tube
  • 管狐 【くだぎつね】 kuda-gitsune, pipe fox, fox-like spirit kept inside a bamboo tube and used by its master to perform divinations and curses, stoat
  • 手練手管 【てれんてくだ】 wiles, art of coaxing
  • 手管 【てくだ】 wiles, trick, artifice, coquetry, lover (male) (esp. of a prostitute)

Readings

Japanese names:
すが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • tubería
  • tubo
  • caño
  • control
  • controlar
  • administrar

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • tubo
  • instrumento de sopro
  • conversa de bêbados

French

  • tuyau
  • tube
  • instrument à vent
  • discours d'ivrogne
  • gestion
573 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
443 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
519 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3416 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
664 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
328 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
539 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2357 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1281 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26162 Morohashi
2701 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4317 New Nelson (John Haig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
613 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
2-9-5 SKIP code
8877.7 Four corner code
1-20-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ba1 Unicode hex code