Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence
Kun:
お-おすおん
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雄 【ユウ】 male, man, excellence, greatness, best (of), great person, leading figure
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 両雄 【リョウユウ】 two great men (rivals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄犬 【おすいぬ】 male dog
  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄鶏 【おんどり】 cock, rooster, chanticleer

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たけ、 つよし、 ゆ、 よう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • bravo
  • valiente
  • masculino
  • varón

Portuguese

  • masculino
  • másculo
  • herói
  • líder
  • superioridade
  • excelência

French

  • mâle
  • masculin
  • héros
  • chef
  • supériorité
  • excellence
1869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5030 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1476 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1637 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1852 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41972 Morohashi
1008 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6499 New Nelson (John Haig)
743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1475 2001 Kanji
8c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4001.4 Four corner code
1-45-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c4 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
admirable, greatness, remarkable, conceited, famous, excellent
Kun:
えら.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1639 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偉 【イ】 greatness
  • 偉業 【イギョウ】 great achievement, great feat, great work, great undertaking
  • 魁偉 【カイイ】 brawny, muscular, impressive, gigantic
  • 容貌魁偉 【ヨウボウカイイ】 (a man) having a commanding face and a powerful physique

Kun reading compounds

  • 偉い 【えらい】 great, excellent, admirable, remarkable, distinguished, important, celebrated, famous, eminent, very troublesome, awful, terrible, tiring, tough, very, extremely
  • 偉いこっちゃ 【えらいこっちゃ】 what are we going to do?, uh-oh, oh crap, what a mess, oh brother

Readings

Japanese names:
ひで
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei3
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • admirable
  • notable
  • excelente

Portuguese

  • admirável
  • grandeza
  • notável
  • conceituado
  • excelente
  • famoso

French

  • admirable
  • grandeur
  • remarquable
  • vaniteux
  • célèbre
  • excellent
1005 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1532 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
506 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1098 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
327 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1053 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1096 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1242 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
123 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
167 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1658 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
837 Morohashi
148 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
285 New Nelson (John Haig)
1643 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1772 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1504 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a10.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-10 SKIP code
2425.6 Four corner code
1-16-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5049 Unicode hex code