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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
marsh, lake, bog, swamp, pond
Kun:
ぬま
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1467 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沼地 【ヌマチ】 marshland, wetland, swampland
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp, bog
  • 湖沼 【コショウ】 lake, marsh, wetland, inland waters
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, retard, mentally disabled person

Kun reading compounds

  • 沼 【ぬま】 marsh, swamp, wetland, bog, pond, being hooked (on a video game, TV show, etc.)
  • 沼田 【ぬまた】 marshy rice field or paddy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • pantano
  • lago
  • estanque

Portuguese

  • pântano
  • lago
  • charco
  • brejo
  • lagoa

French

  • marais
  • lac
  • marécage
  • mare
  • étang
1395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2521 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
595 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1173 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
254 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17257 Morohashi
339 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3091 New Nelson (John Haig)
137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1201 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3716.2 Four corner code
1-30-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbc Unicode hex code