Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
charging ahead of others
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魁偉 【カイイ】 brawny, muscular, impressive, gigantic
  • 魁星 【カイセイ】 first star of the Big Dipper, top applicant in the civil service examination (Imperial China)
  • 首魁 【シュカイ】 forerunner, ringleader
  • 巨魁 【キョカイ】 ringleader, chief

Kun reading compounds

  • 先駆け 【さきがけ】 pioneer, leader, taking the initiative, forerunner, harbinger, herald, leading an attack, charging ahead of others (towards the enemy)

Readings

Chinese:
kui2
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • carga

Portuguese

French

5277 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2083 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4125 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2838 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45785 Morohashi
6834 New Nelson (John Haig)
2924 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-10-4 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
19-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b41 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
male
Kun:
おとこ
On:
ダンナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
240 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 男児 【ダンジ】 boy, son, man
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 youth, young man
  • 既男 【キダン】 married man
  • 喪男 【モオトコ】 unpopular man, man who isn't well-liked by women
  • 男 【ナン】 son
  • 男女 【ダンジョ】 men and women, man and woman, both sexes, both genders
  • 一男 【イチナン】 boy, eldest son
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son

Kun reading compounds

  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 男の子 【おとこのこ】 boy, male child, baby boy
  • 年男 【としおとこ】 Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
  • 山男 【やまおとこ】 giant, woodsman, alpinist
  • 雄 【お】 male, manly, brave, heroic, larger (of the two), greater, man, husband
  • 男 【おとこ】 man, male, fellow, guy, chap, bloke, male lover, boyfriend, man, manliness, manly honor, manly honour, manly reputation
  • 愛上男 【あいうえお】 skilled male lover
  • 毒男 【どくお】 (2-ch term) lonely heart, male virgin, loser, geek

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nan2
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • masculino
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • masculino

French

  • homme
  • mâle
109 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
54 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
228 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2996 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
63 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
72 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
867 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21730 Morohashi
2542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3731 New Nelson (John Haig)
859 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
203 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
66 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
5f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6042.7 Four corner code
35-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7537 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
cram school, private school
On:
ジュク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1297 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塾 【ジュク】 coaching school, cramming school, juku
  • 塾長 【ジュクチョウ】 principal of a private school
  • 義塾 【ギジュク】 private school
  • 入塾 【ニュウジュク】 entering a private school

Readings

Chinese:
shu2
Korean:
sug

Spanish

  • colegio privado
  • academia

Portuguese

  • escola p/ reforço
  • escola particular

French

  • cours du soir
  • école privée
1370 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1727 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1133 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1164 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1674 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1789 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
863 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
362 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3546 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
315 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5402 Morohashi
2860 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1083 New Nelson (John Haig)
309 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
331 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1695 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
3b10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-3 SKIP code
2-10-3 SKIP code
0510.4 Four corner code
0410.4 Four corner code
29-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
587e Unicode hex code