Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
hungry, starve
Kun:
う.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1659 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飢饉 【キキン】 famine, crop failure, chronic shortage (e.g. of water)
  • 飢餓 【キガ】 starvation, famine, hunger

Kun reading compounds

  • 飢える 【うえる】 to starve, to be famished, to be hungry, to be starved of (e.g. love), to be thirsty for (e.g. knowledge), to be hungry for

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • hambre
  • tener hambre

Portuguese

  • faminto
  • morrer de fome

French

  • faim
  • famine
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1947 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5155 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1717 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1903 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1383 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1346 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1902 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2101 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1487 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44023P Morohashi
1668 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6675 New Nelson (John Haig)
1475 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1585 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1404 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8b2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8771.0 Four corner code
1-21-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98e2 Unicode hex code