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

13 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
bee, wasp, hornet
Kun:
はち
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蜂起 【ホウキ】 uprising, revolt
  • 蜂窩 【ホウカ】 beehive, hive, honeycomb
  • 寄生蜂 【キセイバチ】 parasitoid wasp, parasitic wasp, parasitic bee
  • 養蜂 【ヨウホウ】 beekeeping, apiculture

Kun reading compounds

  • 蜂 【はち】 bee, wasp, hornet
  • 蜂蜜 【はちみつ】 honey
  • 虻蜂 【あぶはち】 horsefly and bee, horsefly and wasp

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng1
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • avispa
  • abeja
  • avispón

Portuguese

French

4150 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
33088 Morohashi
5331 New Nelson (John Haig)
2687 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1684 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6d7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
5715.4 Four corner code
1-43-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8702 Unicode hex code