Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
pain, hurt, damage, bruise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
903 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 痛 【ツウ】 pain, ache, -algia
  • 痛感 【ツウカン】 feeling keenly, fully realizing
  • 悲痛 【ヒツウ】 grief, sorrow, extreme sadness, heartbreak
  • 沈痛 【チンツウ】 grave, sad, mournful, sorrowful, pensive

Kun reading compounds

  • 痛い 【いたい】 painful, sore, cringy, embarrassing, exceeding
  • 痛々しい 【いたいたしい】 pitiful, pathetic, painful to look at
  • 痛む 【いたむ】 to hurt, to ache, to feel a pain, to be injured, to be spoiled (e.g. food), to be damaged
  • 痛ましい 【いたましい】 pitiful, heartbreaking, heartrending, touching, tragic, sad, hurtful
  • 痛める 【いためる】 to hurt, to injure, to cause pain, to harm, to damage, to spoil, to worry, to bother, to be grieved over, to afflict, to cause financial loss, to hurt one's pocket

Readings

Chinese:
tong4
Korean:
tong

Spanish

  • dolor
  • daño
  • herida
  • doloroso
  • herirse
  • herir

Portuguese

  • dor
  • ferida
  • injúria
  • contusão

French

  • douleur
  • mal
  • dommage
  • contusion, bleu
954 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
943 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
769 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3054 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1020 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
750 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1320 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1402 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
346 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1353 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4071 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2065 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1706 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22195 Morohashi
3285 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3814 New Nelson (John Haig)
1690 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1825 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
953 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
5i7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-7 SKIP code
0012.7 Four corner code
36-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75db Unicode hex code