Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
domesticate, raise, keep, feed
Kun:
か.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1392 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飼料 【シリョウ】 fodder, feed
  • 飼育 【シイク】 breeding, raising, rearing

Kun reading compounds

  • 飼う 【かう】 to keep (a pet or other animal), to have, to own, to raise, to rear, to feed

Readings

Japanese names:
かい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • criar
  • mantener
  • tener animales

Portuguese

  • domesticar
  • levantar
  • guardar
  • alimentar

French

  • domestiquer
  • élever
  • garder
  • nourrir
722 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1322 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5163 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1156 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1904 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1892 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1348 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1905 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2149 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1884 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44107P Morohashi
1716 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6685 New Nelson (John Haig)
1866 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2010 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
777 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2849 2001 Kanji
8b5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8772.0 Four corner code
1-27-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98fc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cat
Kun:
ねこ
On:
ビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1702 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 猫額 【ビョウガク】 (as small as a) cat's forehead
  • 猫額大 【ビョウガクダイ】 tiny
  • 怪猫 【カイビョウ】 monster cat, cat with magical powers
  • 成猫 【セイビョウ】 adult cat, fully-grown cat

Kun reading compounds

  • 猫 【ねこ】 cat (esp. the domestic cat, Felis catus), shamisen, geisha, wheelbarrow, clay bed-warmer, bottom, submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
  • 猫 【ねこま】 cat
  • 野良猫 【のらねこ】 stray cat, alley cat
  • 山猫 【やまねこ】 wildcat (European wildcat, Iriomote cat, Tsushima cat, etc.), wild cat, stray cat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mao1, mao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • gato

Portuguese

  • Gato

French

  • chat
1742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1763 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2893 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1304 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1567 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1410 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1304 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20535X Morohashi
535 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3586 New Nelson (John Haig)
244 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
259 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2976 2001 Kanji
3g8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4426.0 Four corner code
1-39-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
732b Unicode hex code