Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
recitation, poem, song, composing
Kun:
よ.むうた.う
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2000 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 詠 【エイ】 recitation (of a poem), chanting, singing, composition (of a poem), composed poem
  • 詠歌 【エイカ】 poem (esp. tanka), song, composition of a poem or song, pilgrim's song, pilgrim's hymn, singing a poem or song in a loud voice
  • 朗詠 【ロウエイ】 recitation (of Japanese or Chinese poem)
  • 遺詠 【イエイ】 posthumous song or poem

Kun reading compounds

  • 詠む 【よむ】 to compose (a Japanese poem), to write, to use as the theme of a poem, to recite (e.g. a poem), to chant, to intone
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.), to compose a poem, to recite a poem

Readings

Japanese names:
うた、 え、 ええ
Chinese:
yong3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • recital
  • composición
  • poesía
  • recitar
  • componer
  • escribir poesía

Portuguese

  • recital
  • poema
  • canção
  • composição

French

  • composer (un poème)
  • récitation
  • poème
  • chanson
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1942 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4336 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1749 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1664 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1272 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1905 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1669 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1894 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1004 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35409 Morohashi
1500 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5584 New Nelson (John Haig)
345 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
369 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1583 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3042 2001 Kanji
7a5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0363.2 Four corner code
1-17-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a60 Unicode hex code