Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
bird, chicken
Kun:
とり
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1043 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶏肉 【トリニク】 chicken meat, fowl, poultry, bird meat
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 愛鳥 【アイチョウ】 pet bird
  • 海鳥 【ウミドリ】 sea bird

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鳥居 【とりい】 torii, Shinto shrine archway
  • 焼き鳥 【やきとり】 yakitori, chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer, grilled and skewered bird (esp. sparrow), failing to win a single hand during a half-game
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 と、 とっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
niao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • pájaro
  • ave

Portuguese

  • Pássaro
  • sufixo para nomes de pássaros.

French

  • oiseau
  • poulet
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
190 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
174 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
932 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5340 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
182 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
283 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1521 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
285 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
285 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1934 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2083 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46634 Morohashi
3312 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2091 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
210 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
850 2001 Kanji
11b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-4 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
1-36-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce5 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
animal, beast
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1714 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 獣 【ケモノ】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣医 【ジュウイ】 veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, vet
  • 鳥獣 【チョウジュウ】 birds and wild animals, wildlife
  • 海獣 【カイジュウ】 marine mammal

Kun reading compounds

  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal
  • 獣の数字 【けもののすうじ】 Number of the Beast (i.e. 666)
  • 獣 【けもの】 beast, brute, animal

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • animal
  • bestia
  • res

Portuguese

  • animal
  • besta

French

  • bête
  • animal
1366 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1582 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1298 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1673 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20714P Morohashi
1892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3606 New Nelson (John Haig)
1933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1838 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
963 2001 Kanji
3g12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-4 SKIP code
9363.4 Four corner code
3363.4 Four corner code
1-29-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7363 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
Kun:
たも.つ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 保育 【ホイク】 nursing, nurturing, rearing, lactation, suckling
  • 保安 【ホアン】 peace preservation, security, safety
  • 留保 【リュウホ】 reserving, withholding
  • 生保 【セイホ】 life insurance, livelihood protection, public assistance, welfare
  • 保する 【ホスル】 to guarantee
  • 保安 【ホウアン】 Hōan era (1120.4.10-1124.4.3), Hoan era
  • 永保 【エイホウ】 Eihō era (1081.2.10-1084.2.7), Eiho era
  • 太保 【タイホウ】 Grand Protector (lowest of the top three civil positions of the Zhou Dynasty), Minister of the Right (official in Nara and Heian periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 保つ 【たもつ】 to keep, to preserve, to hold, to retain, to maintain, to sustain, to last, to endure, to keep well (food), to wear well, to be durable

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 ぶ、 もり、 やす、 やすし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • garantizar
  • mantener
  • preservar
  • proteger
  • apoyar

Portuguese

  • proteger garantia
  • guarda
  • preservar
  • sustentar
  • apoiar

French

  • protéger
  • garantir
  • garder
  • préserver
  • conserver
  • soutenir
716 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
787 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
166 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
455 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
351 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
319 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
781 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
665 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
102 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1006 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
702 Morohashi
96 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 New Nelson (John Haig)
997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
163 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
705 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2629.4 Four corner code
1-42-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fdd Unicode hex code

20 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
safeguard, protect
Kun:
まも.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
351 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 護岸 【ゴガン】 river dike
  • 護衛 【ゴエイ】 guard, convoy, escort
  • 警護 【ケイゴ】 bodyguard, escort
  • 愛護 【アイゴ】 protection, tender care

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow

Readings

Japanese names:
もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • salvaguardar
  • proteger
  • defender

Portuguese

  • salvaguardar
  • proteger

French

  • protection
  • garde
604 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
696 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
670 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
653 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4447 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
796 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1772 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2877 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1391 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1713 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2079 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1088 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
707 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36038P Morohashi
1648 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5715 New Nelson (John Haig)
700 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
756 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
474 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
825 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3067 2001 Kanji
7a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-13 SKIP code
0464.7 Four corner code
1-24-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b77 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, borough, city (in Tokyo), district (e.g. electoral), section, zone (e.g. postal)
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
1-22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code