Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
employ, hire
Kun:
やと.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
975 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雇用 【コヨウ】 employment (long term), hire
  • 雇い主 【ヤトイヌシ】 employer
  • 不当解雇 【フトウカイコ】 unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, unfair termination
  • 整理解雇 【セイリカイコ】 restructuring termination (of employment), dismissal due to economic conditions

Kun reading compounds

  • 雇う 【やとう】 to employ, to hire, to charter

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go, ho

Spanish

  • emplear
  • contratar

Portuguese

  • emprego
  • alugar

French

  • employer
  • embaucher
1232 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1419 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1826 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1604 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
993 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1553 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1655 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1083 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1850 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2454 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1706 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1092 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41976X Morohashi
1956 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6497 New Nelson (John Haig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1164 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1601 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3075 2001 Kanji
4m8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-11 SKIP code
3-4-8 SKIP code
3021.4 Four corner code
1-24-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c7 Unicode hex code