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Kun reading compounds

  • 鰹 【かつお】 skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), oceanic bonito, victorfish
  • 鰹木 【かつおぎ】 log on the roof of a shrine set perpendicular to the ridgepole
  • 花鰹 【はながつお】 dried bonito shavings

Readings

Chinese:
jian1
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5327 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
46437 Morohashi
6915 New Nelson (John Haig)
2822 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2837 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11a12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-12 SKIP code
2731.4 Four corner code
19-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9c39 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
crow, raven
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2042 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 烏克蘭 【ウクライナ】 Ukraine
  • 烏焉魯魚 【ウエンロギョ】 miswriting a word, using the wrong kanji to write a word
  • 金烏 【キンウ】 sun
  • 烏秋 【オウチュウ】 black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
  • 烏滸 【オコ】 foolish thing, stupid thing, absurdity

Kun reading compounds

  • 烏 【からす】 crow (Corvus spp.), raven
  • 烏河豚 【からす】 Chinese puffer (Takifugu chinensis)
  • 闇夜に烏 【やみよにからす】 something indistinct, a crow in a pitch-black night
  • 八咫の烏 【やたのからす】 Yatagarasu (mythical raven who aided Emperor Jimmu on his eastern expedition), three-legged crow inhabiting the sun in Chinese mythology

Readings

Chinese:
wu1, wu4
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cuervo

Portuguese

French

  • corneille
  • corbeau
229 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4088 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2811 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1963 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18998 Morohashi
3421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1944 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2094 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
17-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70cf Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
Variants:
cap, headgear
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1742 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 帽 【ボウ】 hat, cap
  • 帽子 【ボウシ】 hat, cap
  • 水泳帽 【スイエイボウ】 swimming or bathing cap
  • 海水帽 【カイスイボウ】 bathing cap, swimcap

Readings

Chinese:
mao4
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • sombrero
  • gorra
  • tocado

Portuguese

  • boné
  • chapéu

French

  • casquette
  • couvre-chef
1816 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1483 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
500 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1157 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
569 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
416 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
522 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
415 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8972 Morohashi
568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 New Nelson (John Haig)
408 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
436 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1525 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1679 2001 Kanji
3f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4626.0 Four corner code
43-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e3d Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code