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
  • 游蛇 【ユウダ】 water snake
  • 長蛇 【チョウダ】 long snake, long line (of people, etc.)

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
Chinese:
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
28-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86c7 Unicode hex code

22 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
basket, devote oneself, seclude oneself, cage, coop, implied
Kun:
かごこ.めるこも.るこ.む
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 籠球 【ロウキュウ】 basketball
  • 籠居 【ロウキョ】 staying at home or indoors, living in seclusion, retirement
  • 蒸籠 【セイロ】 bamboo steamer, steaming basket, wooden frame holder with reed base used to steam food over a pot, soba served on a small wickerwork tray, wickerwork tray (for serving soba)
  • 灯籠 【トウロウ】 garden lantern, hanging lantern

Kun reading compounds

  • 籠 【かご】 basket (shopping, etc.), hamper, cage
  • 籠で水を汲む 【かごでみずをくむ】 to bail out the ocean with a teaspoon, to scoop water with a basket
  • 相合駕籠 【あいあいかご】 two people riding in a palanquin together (esp. a man and a woman)
  • ほい駕籠 【ほいかご】 crude palanquin, street palanquin
  • 込める 【こめる】 to load (a gun, etc.), to charge, to put into (e.g. emotion, effort), to include (e.g. tax in a sales price), to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen
  • 篭る 【こもる】 to shut oneself in (e.g. one's room), to be confined in, to seclude oneself, to hide away, to stay inside (one's shell), to be filled with (emotion, enthusiasm, etc.), to fill the room (of a gas, smell, etc.), to be heavy with (e.g. smoke), to be stuffy, to be dense, to be muffled (e.g. voice), to hold (a castle, fortress, etc.), to confine oneself in a temple to pray
  • 込む 【こむ】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be complex, to go into, to put into, to remain (seated), to be plunged into (silence), to do thoroughly, to do intently, to continue in the same state

Readings

Japanese names:
ごめ、 もり
Chinese:
long2, long3
Korean:
rong

Spanish

  • cesto
  • canasta
  • palanquín
  • confinarse
  • recluirse
  • confinar
  • recluir
  • engatusar
  • seducir

Portuguese

French

3458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1888 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26752 Morohashi
2734 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4376 New Nelson (John Haig)
6f16.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-16 SKIP code
8821.1 Four corner code
8871.6 Four corner code
68-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c60 Unicode hex code