Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
whale
Kun:
くじら
On:
ゲイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1486 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鯨肉 【ゲイニク】 whale meat
  • 鯨飲 【ゲイイン】 drinking hard, drinking like a fish
  • 酔鯨 【スイゲイ】 Suigei
  • 白鯨 【ハクゲイ】 white whale, Moby Dick

Kun reading compounds

  • 鯨 【くじら】 whale (Cetacea spp.)
  • 鯨肉 【げいにく】 whale meat
  • タスマニア鯨 【タスマニアくじら】 Shepherd's beaked whale (Tasmacetus shepherdi)
  • 五島鯨 【ごとうくじら】 larger whales of family Delphinidae (esp. the pilot whale or blackfish)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ballena

Portuguese

  • baleia

French

  • baleine
1208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1768 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5307 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1345 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1921 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2831 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
700 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
713 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
915 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1933 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2361 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1661 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
321 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46257 Morohashi
1882 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6886 New Nelson (John Haig)
315 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
337 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1927 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2541 2001 Kanji
11a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
2039.6 Four corner code
1-23-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9be8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
accidentally, even number, couple, man & wife, same kind
Kun:
たま
On:
グウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偶 【グウ】 even number, even, spouse, mate
  • 偶然 【グウゼン】 coincidence, chance, accident, fortuity, by chance, unexpectedly, accidentally, contingency
  • 土偶 【ドグウ】 earthen figure, clay figure, dogū, clay figurines from the late Jōmon period
  • 配偶 【ハイグウ】 combination, spouse, husband or wife, partner, married couple, husband and wife

Kun reading compounds

  • 偶 【たま】 occasional, infrequent, rare
  • 偶々 【たまたま】 by chance, by accident, accidentally, happen to (be, do), unexpectedly, casually, occasionally, once in a while, now and then

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ou3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • número par
  • accidental
  • casual
  • pareja

Portuguese

  • acidentalmente
  • número par
  • par
  • casal
  • mesma espécie

French

  • par hasard
  • nombre pair
  • couple
  • homme et femme
  • même espèce
1185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1112 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
331 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1639 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1240 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
117 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
899X Morohashi
132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
274 New Nelson (John Haig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1409 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
2622.7 Four corner code
1-22-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5076 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
Variants:
hoof
Kun:
ひづめ
On:
テイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 蹄球 【テイキュウ】 bulb (of an animal's hoof)
  • 蹄行性 【テイコウセイ】 unguligrade (walking on hooves)
  • 双蹄 【ソウテイ】 cloven foot
  • 装蹄 【ソウテイ】 shoeing a horse, horseshoeing

Kun reading compounds

  • 蹄 【ひづめ】 hoof

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ti2
Korean:
je

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4574 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2022 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
37724 Morohashi
5894 New Nelson (John Haig)
2741 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2770 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7d9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
6012.7 Four corner code
1-36-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8e44 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions
  • 目撃 【モクゲキ】 witnessing, observing, sighting
  • 着目 【チャクモク】 attention, giving one's attention, focusing
  • 細目 【サイモク】 particulars, details, specified items
  • 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
  • 不面目 【フメンボク】 shame, disgrace

Kun reading compounds

  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), (an) appearance, chance (of success), possibility (of a good result), spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood, paper), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chessboard), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 目当て 【めあて】 mark, guide, landmark, purpose, aim, goal, intention, end, sight (on a firearm)
  • 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern
  • 負い目 【おいめ】 (feeling of) indebtedness, feeling obliged

Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • ojo
  • mirada
  • percepción

Portuguese

  • olho
  • classe
  • olhar
  • visão
  • experiência
  • atenção
  • favor

French

  • oeil
  • regard
  • aperçu
  • numérateur ordinal
  • expérience
  • classe
  • faveur
  • pièce (Go)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23105 Morohashi
3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3906 New Nelson (John Haig)
15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3979 2001 Kanji
5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6010.1 Four corner code
1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ee Unicode hex code