Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
Africa, flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess
Kun:
おもね.るくま
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1126 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 阿 【ア】 first Sanskrit alphabet letter, Africa, Awa (old province of Japan), prefixed to names to show intimacy
  • 阿弗利加 【アフリカ】 Africa
  • 南阿 【ナンア】 South Africa
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Netherlands, Holland
  • おたふく風邪 【オタフクカゼ】 mumps, epidemic parotitis
  • 加加阿 【カカオ】 cacao, cocoa

Kun reading compounds

  • 阿る 【おもねる】 to flatter, to play up to, to fawn on, to pander to, to cater to
  • 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:
ほとり、 あず、 あわ、 おか、 きた、 な
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
a1, e1, a5, a2, a4
Korean:
a, og

Spanish

  • A fonética
  • África
  • meandro
  • adular
  • halagar

Portuguese

French

  • flatter
  • flagorner
  • Afrique
  • coin
  • recoin
1515 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4985 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
569 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2258 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41599 Morohashi
346 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6435 New Nelson (John Haig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2d5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
7122.0 Four corner code
1-16-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
963f Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
slice
Parts:
one-sided, leaf, sheet, right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun:
かた-かた
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1076 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 片 【ヘン】 counter for scraps, fragments, petals, etc.
  • 片時 【カタトキ】 moment, instant
  • 紙片 【シヘン】 piece (scrap, bit, strip) of paper
  • 砕片 【サイヘン】 debris

Kun reading compounds

  • 片 【かた】 one (of a pair), incomplete, imperfect, fragmentary, few, little, off-centre, remote, side, problem, question, matters
  • 片付ける 【かたづける】 to tidy up, to put in order, to straighten up, to put away, to settle (problem), to clear (dispute), to finish, to bring something to an end, to marry off (e.g. a daughter), to do away with someone, to bump someone off

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pian4, pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • una parte de un total de dos
  • trozo
  • incompleto
  • pedazo
  • imperfecto

Portuguese

  • unilateral
  • folha de papel
  • folha (árvore)

French

  • simple face
  • feuille
  • radical côté droit (no. 91)
980 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
969 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
905 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
937 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
82 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1045 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1088 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19813 Morohashi
3461 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1212 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
833 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2j2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
2202.7 Four corner code
1-42-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7247 Unicode hex code