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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鰓蓋 【エラブタ】 gill cover, operculum
  • 鰓弓 【サイキュウ】 branchial arch, gill arch

Kun reading compounds

  • 鰓 【えら】 gills, branchia, angle of the mandible, gonial angle
  • 鰓孔 【えらあな】 gill slit, pharyngeal slit
  • 櫛鰓 【くしえら】 ctenidium, comb gill
  • 海鰓 【うみえら】 sea pen (any coelenterate of the family Pennatulidae or related families), sea feather

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sai1, xi3
Korean:
sae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5315 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
46344 Morohashi
6900 New Nelson (John Haig)
11a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-9 SKIP code
2633.0 Four corner code
1-82-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9c13 Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
cover, lid, flap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2388 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蓋果 【ガイカ】 pyxidium
  • 蓋然 【ガイゼン】 probability
  • 鰓蓋 【エラブタ】 gill cover, operculum
  • 口蓋 【コウガイ】 palate

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓋 【ふた】 cover, lid, cap
  • 蓋開け 【ふたあけ】 opening, beginning, commencement
  • 臭い物に蓋 【くさいものにふた】 looking the other way, hushing up a problem
  • 給油口の蓋 【きゅうゆこうのふた】 petrol cap
  • 蓋し 【けだし】 certainly, really, truly, indeed, possibly, maybe, perhaps, probably
  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gai4, ge3, he2
Korean:
gae, hab

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4019 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31652X Morohashi
2503 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5155 New Nelson (John Haig)
2388 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1561 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k10.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-4-10 SKIP code
4410.7 Four corner code
1-19-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84cb Unicode hex code