Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
song, sing, ballad, noh chanting
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1580 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 謡曲 【ヨウキョク】 noh song
  • 民謡 【ミンヨウ】 folk song, popular song
  • 歌謡 【カヨウ】 song, ballad

Kun reading compounds

  • 謡 【うたい】 noh chanting, recitation
  • 謡物 【うたいもの】 utai (noh chant) piece for recitation
  • 地謡 【じうたい】 noh chorus
  • 素謡 【すうたい】 bare noh chanting, vocal-only noh theater performance, with no dancing or instruments, unaccompanied utai
  • 歌う 【うたう】 to sing, to sing of (love, beauty, etc.) in a poem, to express in the form of a poem, to recite (a poem)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao2
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • canto del teatro Noh
  • canto melódico
  • cantar

Portuguese

  • Canto de teatro noh

French

  • chanter
  • chant Noh
1883 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1531 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4410 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1071 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1768 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2642 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1647 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1760 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1788 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1704 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2011 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1071 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1987 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35779P Morohashi
1597 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5666 New Nelson (John Haig)
1968 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2119 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1854 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3076 2001 Kanji
7a9.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
0267.2 Four corner code
1-45-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b21 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲目 【キョクモク】 name of a piece of music, (musical) number, (musical) program, programme, selection (of music), list of songs
  • 作曲 【サッキョク】 composition (of music), setting, writing music
  • 選曲 【センキョク】 selection of music, song selection

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
1-22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code