Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
mirror, speculum, barrel-head, round rice-cake offering
Kun:
かがみ
On:
キョウケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1506 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鏡面 【キョウメン】 mirror surface, lens surface
  • 鏡台 【キョウダイ】 dresser
  • 内視鏡 【ナイシキョウ】 endoscope
  • 万華鏡 【マンゲキョウ】 kaleidoscope
  • 明鏡 【メイキョウ】 polished mirror, clear mirror
  • 鸞鏡 【ランキョウ】 mirror with a mythical Chinese bird carved into the back, (in Japan) 9th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. A sharp)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鏡 【かがみ】 mirror, looking-glass, barrel head, page added at the beginning of a document mentioning its purpose, date, author, etc., mirror-shaped mochi
  • 鏡板 【かがみいた】 panel, scene-panel, painted backdrop (panel at the back of a noh stage), on which a pine tree is painted
  • 懐中鏡 【かいちゅうかがみ】 pocket mirror
  • 化粧鏡 【けしょうかがみ】 bathroom mirror, vanity mirror

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 かが、 かがん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • espejo
  • espéculo
  • lente

Portuguese

  • espelho
  • espéculo
  • cano principal
  • oferenda de bolinho de arroz

French

  • miroir
  • -scope
  • tonneau (saké)
  • gâteau de riz de Nouvel an
378 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
486 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
462 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
647 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1858 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2817 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
863 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1834 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
494 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40812 Morohashi
1766 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6341 New Nelson (John Haig)
483 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
522 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
638 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8a11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-11 SKIP code
8011.6 Four corner code
1-22-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
93e1 Unicode hex code

14 strokes (also 15)
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
mochi rice cake
Kun:
もちもちい
On:
ヘイヒョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 餅餤 【ベイダン】 Heian-period pastry made of duck or goose eggs mixed with vegetables boiled and wrapped in mochi which is then cut into squares
  • 餅盤 【ヘイバン】 laccolith
  • 画餅 【ガベイ】 something useless, picture of rice cakes
  • 供餅 【クモチ】 mochi rice cakes used as offering

Kun reading compounds

  • 餅 【もち】 mochi, (sticky) rice cake
  • 餅屋 【もちや】 rice cake shop keeper, rice cake store (shop)
  • 椿餅 【つばいもちい】 rice-cake sweet sandwiched between two camellia leaves
  • 五平餅 【ごへいもち】 skewered sweet rice cakes served with soy sauce and miso
  • 餅 【もち】 mochi, (sticky) rice cake
  • 餅いなり 【もちいなり】 sticky rice wrapped in deep-fried tofu
  • 椿餅 【つばいもちい】 rice-cake sweet sandwiched between two camellia leaves
  • 愛敬の餅 【あいきょうのもちい】 Heian-period ceremony where a newlywed groom and bride eat a rice-cake on the third night after the wedding ceremony

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bing3
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • pastel de pasta de arroz

Portuguese

French

5166 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2256 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
44133X Morohashi
6689 New Nelson (John Haig)
2802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1590 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2855 2001 Kanji
8b6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8874.1 Four corner code
1-44-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9905 Unicode hex code