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

Speed

Stroke order

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

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
oil, fat
Kun:
あぶら
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
690 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 油井 【ユセイ】 oil well
  • 油彩 【ユサイ】 oil painting
  • 重油 【ジュウユ】 heavy oil, fuel oil
  • 軽油 【ケイユ】 diesel oil, diesel fuel, gas oil, light oil
  • 油色 【ユショク】 coating a painting with a layer of transparent oil
  • 油然 【ユウゼン】 gushingly, freely (welling up), copiously

Kun reading compounds

  • 油 【あぶら】 oil
  • 油絵 【あぶらえ】 oil painting
  • 匂い油 【においあぶら】 perfumed hair oil
  • 機械油 【きかいあぶら】 machine oil

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • aceite
  • grasa

Portuguese

  • petróleo
  • gordura
  • óleo

French

  • huile
  • gras
522 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
422 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
400 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
689 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
298 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
671 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
593 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
624 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1183 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
400 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1116 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17253 Morohashi
341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3106 New Nelson (John Haig)
1107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1188 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
317 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
376 2001 Kanji
3a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3516.0 Four corner code
1-44-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cb9 Unicode hex code