Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
long, grow 長 (镸)
Parts:
Variants:
long, leader, superior, senior
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
12 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 長 【チョウ】 head, chief, leader, elder, merit, strong point, superiority, major
  • 長官 【チョウカン】 secretary (government), director, chief
  • 体長 【タイチョウ】 length (of an animal), body length
  • 医長 【イチョウ】 medical director, chief physician

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance), long (time), lengthy
  • 長居 【ながい】 long visit, overstaying
  • 長 【おさ】 head, chief, leader, elder, the greatest of all, the most excellent
  • 長亀 【おさがめ】 leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • 田長 【たおさ】 master of the rice field, chief farmer, lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 死出田長 【しでたおさ】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おしゃ、 たかし、 たけ、 な、 は、 ひさ
Chinese:
chang2, zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • largo
  • jefe
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • Longo
  • ambicionar
  • líder
  • chefe

French

  • long
  • chef
116 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
173 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
25 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
155 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
95 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
939 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
95 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41100 Morohashi
2556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6379 New Nelson (John Haig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3465 2001 Kanji
0a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
7173.2 Four corner code
36-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9577 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
leather, rawhide
Parts:
Variants:
shoes
Kun:
くつ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1561 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 靴帯 【カタイ】 ankle strap (for fastening a shoe)
  • 靴の沓 【カノクツ】 black-lacquered cowhide boots with curved toes, metal buckles, and brocade tops (worn with ceremonial dress)
  • 軍靴 【グンカ】 military shoes, combat boots
  • 製靴 【セイカ】 shoe-making

Kun reading compounds

  • 靴 【くつ】 shoe, shoes, boots, footwear, footgear
  • 靴下 【くつした】 socks, sock, stockings, stocking
  • 胴付長靴 【どうつきながくつ】 waders (waterproof pants often fitted with boots, used mostly by fishermen)
  • 厚底靴 【あつぞこぐつ】 platform shoes, thick-soled shoes

Readings

Chinese:
xue1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • zapatos

Portuguese

  • sapatos

French

  • chaussure
1052 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1446 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5092 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1907 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1004 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1076 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1124 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
995 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1878 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2235 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1912 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42729 Morohashi
1781 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6576 New Nelson (John Haig)
1894 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2042 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1687 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k10.34 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
1-8-4 SKIP code
4451.0 Four corner code
4151.0 Four corner code
23-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9774 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cat
Kun:
ねこ
On:
ビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 猫額 【ビョウガク】 (as small as a) cat's forehead
  • 猫額大 【ビョウガクダイ】 tiny
  • 怪猫 【カイビョウ】 monster cat, cat with magical powers
  • 霊猫 【レイビョウ】 civet cat

Kun reading compounds

  • 猫 【ねこ】 cat, shamisen, geisha, wheelbarrow, clay bed-warmer, bottom, submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
  • 猫 【ねこま】 cat
  • 野良猫 【のらねこ】 stray cat, alley cat
  • 山猫 【やまねこ】 wildcat (Felis silvestris)

Readings

Chinese:
mao1, mao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • gato

Portuguese

  • Gato

French

  • chat
1742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1763 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1304 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1567 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1304 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20535X Morohashi
535 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3586 New Nelson (John Haig)
244 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
259 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2976 2001 Kanji
3g8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4426.0 Four corner code
39-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
732b Unicode hex code