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

11 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
snow
Kun:
ゆき
On:
セツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雪辱 【セツジョク】 vindication of honour, vindication of honor, making up for loss, revenge
  • 雪山 【ユキヤマ】 snowy mountain, permanently snow-covered mountain, pile of snow, Himalayas
  • 積雪 【セキセツ】 fallen snow, snow cover
  • 融雪 【ユウセツ】 melted snow, melting of snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 雪 【ゆき】 snow
  • 雪国 【ゆきぐに】 snow country
  • 細雪 【ささめゆき】 light snow fall, small snow flakes
  • 粉雪 【こなゆき】 powdered snow

Readings

Japanese names:
せっ、 ぶき
Chinese:
xue3, xue4
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • nieve

Portuguese

  • neve

French

  • neige
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
157 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
907 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
518 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
949 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
979 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1859 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2406 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1152 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42216P Morohashi
2759 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6520 New Nelson (John Haig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1225 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
8d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-3 SKIP code
1017.7 Four corner code
32-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96ea Unicode hex code