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

6 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
sheep
Kun:
ひつじ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 羊毛 【ヨウモウ】 wool
  • 羊肉 【ヨウニク】 mutton, lamb (meat)
  • 羝羊 【テイヨウ】 ram (sheep), someone who lives their life by instinct
  • 羚羊 【レイヨウ】 antelope

Kun reading compounds

  • 羊 【ひつじ】 sheep (Ovis aries)
  • 羊飼い 【ひつじかい】 shepherd, shepherdess
  • 牡羊 【おひつじ】 ram (sheep)
  • 迷える子羊 【まよえるこひつじ】 stray sheep, lost lamb, person at a loss for what to do

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • oveja
  • cordero

Portuguese

  • carneiro

French

  • mouton
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
986 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1703 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3656 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1326 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
273 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
288 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
488 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1565 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2708 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1870 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
553 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28425 Morohashi
2183 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4658 New Nelson (John Haig)
547 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
586 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
274 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
955 2001 Kanji
2o4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
8050.1 Four corner code
1-45-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f8a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
Variants:
tooth, cog
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歯 【シ】 tooth, age, years
  • 歯科 【シカ】 dentistry
  • 義歯 【ギシ】 artificial tooth
  • 生歯 【セイシ】 teething, cutting teeth, dentition

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 歯 【は】 tooth
  • 歯切れ 【はぎれ】 feel when biting, manner of enunciation
  • 継ぎ歯 【つぎば】 capped tooth, (dental) crown
  • 年端 【としは】 age, years (old)
  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi3
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • diente
  • diente de engranaje

Portuguese

  • dentes
  • dentes de engrenagens

French

  • dent
  • dentée (roue)
  • crémaillère (rail)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
997 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
439 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2051 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1942 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3124 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16323 Morohashi
2476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
6b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2177.2 Four corner code
1-27-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b6f Unicode hex code