Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
feminine, female
Kun:
め-めすめん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1951 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 雌黄 【シオウ】 orpiment, gamboge, falsification, alteration

Kun reading compounds

  • 雌 【めす】 female (animal, plant)
  • メス犬 【メスいぬ】 bitch, female dog
  • 雌 【めす】 female (animal, plant)
  • 雌鳥 【めんどり】 female bird, hen

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci2, ci1
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hembra
  • femenino

Portuguese

  • feminino
  • fêmea

French

  • femelle
1323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2435 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1586 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1886 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1388 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1639 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1854 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1337 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41998X Morohashi
1055 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6506 New Nelson (John Haig)
563 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
605 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1741 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
8c6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1-5-8 SKIP code
1-6-8 SKIP code
1-3-10 SKIP code
2011.4 Four corner code
1-27-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96cc Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes)
Kun:
ふ.せるふ.す
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1604 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush, unexpected opposition, unexpected obstacle
  • 伏線 【フクセン】 foreshadowing, preparation, precautionary measures
  • 起伏 【キフク】 undulation, ups and downs, highs and lows
  • 承服 【ショウフク】 accepting, consenting, agreeing, submission, compliance, agreement, consent

Kun reading compounds

  • 伏せる 【ふせる】 to turn over (face down), to lay face down, to lay upside down, to point downwards (eyes, head, etc.), to cast down (eyes), to lie (one's body) face down, to lie flat (on the ground), to conceal, to hide, to keep secret, to place in hiding (e.g. troops for an ambush), to lie down, to retire, to go to bed (with an illness)
  • 伏す 【ふす】 to bend down, to bow down, to prostrate oneself, to hide oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
ふし、 ふせ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu2
Korean:
bog, bu

Spanish

  • al revés
  • cubierto
  • oculto
  • obedecer
  • dar la vuelta
  • poner al revés
  • cubrir
  • ocultar
  • agacharse
  • doblarse

Portuguese

  • prostrado
  • curva abaixo
  • proa
  • capa

French

  • prostré
  • se courber
  • s'incliner
  • tendre (embuscade)
  • couvrir
  • poser (tuyaux)
1763 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1039 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
234 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1356 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1439 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
71 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
49 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
30 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
971 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
438 Morohashi
45 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
139 New Nelson (John Haig)
962 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1035 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1059 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2323.4 Four corner code
1-41-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f0f Unicode hex code

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

9 strokes
Radical:
fly
Parts:
fly, skip (pages), scatter
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
580 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飛 【ヒ】 rook
  • 飛球 【ヒキュウ】 fly (ball)
  • 犠飛 【ギヒ】 sacrifice fly
  • 中飛 【チュウヒ】 center fly, centre fly

Kun reading compounds

  • 飛ぶ 【とぶ】 to fly, to soar, to jump, to leap, to spring, to bound, to hop, to spatter, to scatter, to splash, to fly (e.g. of sparks), to hurry, to rush, to flee, to run off, to escape, to disappear, to vanish, to fade, to thin out, to break off, to come off, to fall off, to blow (of a fuse), to be sent out (of an order), to fly (of false rumours, catcalls, etc.), to come flying (of a punch, kick, etc.), to be missing (of a page, stitch, etc.), to skip, to jump (e.g. of a conversation)
  • 飛ぶ鳥 【とぶとり】 flying bird, soaring bird
  • 飛ばす 【とばす】 to let fly, to make fly, to send flying, to blow off (e.g. in the wind), to launch, to fire, to hurl, to shoot, to skip over, to leave out, to omit, to drop (e.g. a stitch), to run fast, to drive fast, to gallop, to spray, to splash, to spatter, to say without reservation, to call out (e.g. a jeer), to rattle off (e.g. a joke), to spread (e.g. a rumour), to circulate, to send out (a message), to issue (e.g. an appeal), to transfer (to a less important post), to send away (e.g. to a provincial branch), to demote, to dispatch quickly (e.g. a reporter), to get rid of, to burn off (alcohol), to attack (e.g. with a leg manoeuvre), to do vigorously, to do roughly, to do energetically

Readings

Japanese names:
あす、 とび
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fei1
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • volar
  • omitir

Portuguese

  • voar
  • pular (páginas)
  • dispersar

French

  • voler
  • sauter (une page)
  • répandre
493 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
595 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
566 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
440 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5152 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
404 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1013 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1014 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
530 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
539 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
265 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1899 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4389 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2990 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1905 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44000 Morohashi
3572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6672 New Nelson (John Haig)
1887 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
531 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3556 2001 Kanji
0a9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-1 SKIP code
3-3-6 SKIP code
1241.3 Four corner code
1-40-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98db Unicode hex code