Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
fermentation
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1862 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 酵素 【コウソ】 enzyme
  • 酵母 【コウボ】 yeast, leaven
  • 並行複発酵 【ヘイコウフクハッコウ】 multiple parallel fermentation (esp. in sake brewing)
  • アルコール発酵 【アルコールハッコウ】 alcohol fermentation

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiao4, xiao4
Korean:
hyo

Spanish

  • fermento
  • fermentación

Portuguese

  • fermentação

French

  • fermentation
1265 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1602 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4787 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1836 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1866 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2026 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1595 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1795 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1966 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1442 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39868 Morohashi
1561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6175 New Nelson (John Haig)
1430 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1538 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1734 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3247 2001 Kanji
7e6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1-7-6 SKIP code
1464.7 Four corner code
1-25-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9175 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mother, do not 毋 (母, ⺟)
Parts:
mother
Kun:
はは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
570 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 母国 【ボコク】 one's home country, one's homeland
  • 母校 【ボコウ】 alma mater
  • 養父母 【ヨウフボ】 adoptive parents
  • 空母 【クウボ】 aircraft carrier

Kun reading compounds

  • 母 【はは】 mother
  • 母親 【ははおや】 mother
  • 必要は発明の母 【ひつようははつめいのはは】 necessity is the mother of invention
  • 失敗は成功の母 【しっぱいはせいこうのはは】 failure is the mother of success
  • 母屋 【もや】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline, main building (of a manor), central room (in traditional palatial-style architecture)
  • 母屋桁 【もやげた】 purlin (structural beam in a roof), purline
  • 雲母 【うんも】 mica, isinglass
  • 乳母 【うば】 wet nurse, nursing mother

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • madre
  • base
  • cimientos

Portuguese

  • mãe
  • materno

French

  • maman
  • mère
137 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
203 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
554 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
89 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
326 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
112 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
112 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
102 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16723 Morohashi
3475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3005 New Nelson (John Haig)
101 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a5.36 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
7750.0 Four corner code
1-42-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bcd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous
Kun:
つ.ぐ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亜 【ア】 sub-, second-rate, inferior, -ous (indicating a low oxidation state), -ite, Asia, Argentina, Arabia, America, American person
  • 亜鉛 【アエン】 zinc (Zn)
  • 東亜 【トウア】 East Asia, the Orient
  • 叙利亜 【シリア】 Syria

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after

Readings

Japanese names:
や、 つぎ、 つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya4
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • pref. para indicar
  • venir después de
  • Asia

Portuguese

  • Ásia
  • próxima
  • o que vem depois
  • -ous

French

  • Asie
  • suivant
  • sub-
  • sous-
997 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
43 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1032 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1818 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
35 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
272 Morohashi
3540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
81 New Nelson (John Haig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1950 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1092 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3273 2001 Kanji
0a7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1010.6 Four corner code
1-16-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e9c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
lead
Kun:
なまり
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉛筆 【エンピツ】 pencil
  • 鉛管 【エンカン】 lead pipe
  • 黒鉛 【コクエン】 graphite
  • 硫化亜鉛 【リュウカアエン】 zinc sulfide (ZnS) (sulphide)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鉛 【なまり】 lead (Pb)
  • 鉛色 【なまりいろ】 lead colour, lead color
  • アジ化鉛 【アジかなまり】 lead azide
  • 一酸化鉛 【いっさんかなまり】 lead monoxide, lead(II) oxide

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian1, yan2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • plomo

Portuguese

  • primazia

French

  • plomb
1029 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1681 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1109 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1944 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1606 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1713 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1339 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1812 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1122 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1523 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
802 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40310 Morohashi
1707 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6251 New Nelson (John Haig)
794 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
857 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1680 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
8a5.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8816.0 Four corner code
1-17-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
925b Unicode hex code