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

Speed

Stroke order

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
40-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce9 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
head
Parts:
neck, counter for songs and poems
Kun:
くび
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
98 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 首 【シュ】 counter for songs and poems
  • 首級 【シュキュウ】 decapitated head of an enemy
  • 元首 【ゲンシュ】 sovereign, ruler, head of state
  • 百人一首 【ヒャクニンイッシュ】 100 poems by 100 famous poets, (playing) cards of one hundred famous poems

Kun reading compounds

  • 首 【くび】 neck, head, dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
  • 首飾り 【くびかざり】 necklace, choker
  • 縛り首 【しばりくび】 (death by) hanging
  • 猪首 【いくび】 bull neck

Readings

Japanese names:
おびと、 こべ、 す
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • cuello
  • principio

Portuguese

  • pescoço

French

  • cou
  • compteur de chansons ou poèmes
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
139 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
208 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
920 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1910 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2818 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
70 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44489 Morohashi
2265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6719 New Nelson (John Haig)
70 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
74 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2o7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
28-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9996 Unicode hex code