Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
rain
Kun:
あめあま--さめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
950 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雨天 【ウテン】 rainy weather
  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 集中豪雨 【シュウチュウゴウウ】 local downpour, severe rain fall
  • 時雨 【シグレ】 rain shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter, seasonable rain

Kun reading compounds

  • 雨 【あめ】 rain, rainy day, rainy weather, the November suit (in hanafuda)
  • 雨降り 【あめふり】 rainfall, rainy weather, rainy, wet
  • 五月雨 【さみだれ】 early-summer rain
  • 黒い雨 【くろいあめ】 black rain, heavily polluted, radioactive rain sometimes following an atmospheric nuclear explosion (esp. that of Hiroshima)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • lluvia

Portuguese

  • chuva

French

  • pluie
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
3 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
114 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
97 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
759 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
30 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1858 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
429 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42210 Morohashi
3561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6518 New Nelson (John Haig)
422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
451 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-17-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
Variants:
dragon, imperial
Kun:
たついせ
On:
リュウリョウロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1195 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 竜 【リュウ】 dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon), naga, semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, promoted rook
  • 竜王 【リュウオウ】 Dragon King, promoted rook
  • 鎧竜 【ガイリュウ】 ankylosaur (any dinosaur of infraorder Ankylosauria)
  • 青龍 【セイリョウ】 blue dragon (an auspicious creature in Chinese mythology), Azure Dragon (god said to rule over the eastern heavens)
  • 竜 【リュウ】 dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon), naga, semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, promoted rook
  • 竜駕 【リョウガ】 imperial carriage
  • 青龍 【セイリョウ】 blue dragon (an auspicious creature in Chinese mythology), Azure Dragon (god said to rule over the eastern heavens)
  • 蛟竜 【コウリョウ】 mizuchi, mythical dragon-like beast, believed to ascend to the heavens through rain, unfulfilled genius, dormant talent

Kun reading compounds

  • 竜 【りゅう】 dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon), naga, semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, promoted rook
  • 竜巻 【たつまき】 tornado, waterspout
  • 伊勢海老 【いせえび】 spiny lobster (esp. Japanese spiny lobster, Panulirus japonicus)

Readings

Japanese names:
りう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
long2
Korean:
ryong, nong

Spanish

  • dragón

Portuguese

  • dragão imperial

French

  • dragon
  • impérial
1899 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1110 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5440 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1992 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1600 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1199 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1758 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1886 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1867 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1930 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2603 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1332 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
542 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25751 Morohashi
2099 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4232 New Nelson (John Haig)
536 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
575 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1406 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
456 2001 Kanji
5b5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-5-5 SKIP code
0071.6 Four corner code
1-46-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7adc Unicode hex code