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

11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
germ, fungus, bacteria
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1586 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 菌 【キン】 fungus, germ, bacterium, bacillus
  • 菌類 【キンルイ】 fungus, fungi
  • 球菌 【キュウキン】 coccus
  • 抗菌 【コウキン】 antibacterial, antimicrobial

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun4, jun1
Korean:
gyun

Spanish

  • germen
  • hongo
  • bacteria

Portuguese

  • germe
  • fungo
  • bactérias

French

  • germe (microbien)
  • champignon
  • bactérie
1177 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1016 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3976 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1703 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1441 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1222 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1368 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
659 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1484 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31156P Morohashi
2304 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5091 New Nelson (John Haig)
918 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
985 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1480 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k8.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-22-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83cc Unicode hex code