Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
pigeon, dove
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1637 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鳩首 【キュウシュ】 going into a huddle
  • 糾合 【キュウゴウ】 rally, muster
  • 斑鳩 【イカル】 Japanese grosbeak (Eophona personata)
  • 鶚 【ミサゴ】 osprey (Pandion haliaetus), fish hawk
  • 鳩槃荼 【クバンダ】 Kumbhanda, demon with large testicles believed to drain people of their vitality

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳩 【はと】 pigeon, dove
  • 鳩が豆鉄砲を食ったよう 【はとがまめでっぽうをくったよう】 like a pigeon who's been shot by a peashooter (i.e. wide-eyed in shock)
  • レース鳩 【レースはと】 racing pigeon, homing pigeon
  • 白鳩 【しろはと】 dove

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
jiu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • paloma

Portuguese

French

  • pigeon
  • colombe
5342 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1825 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2273 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
184 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1965 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46648 Morohashi
163 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6936 New Nelson (John Haig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2096 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11b2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
4702.7 Four corner code
1-40-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce9 Unicode hex code