Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk
Kun:
な.くな.るな.らす
On:
メイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1279 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鳴管 【メイカン】 syrinx (part of a bird), lower larynx
  • 鳴禽 【メイキン】 songbird, oscine
  • 百家争鳴 【ヒャッカソウメイ】 let a hundred schools of thought contend
  • 蛙鳴 【アメイ】 frog calling

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳴く 【なく】 to sing (bird), to make sound (animal), to call, to cry, to chirp, to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong)
  • 鳴く蝉よりも鳴かぬ蛍が身を焦がす 【なくせみよりもなかぬほたるがみをこがす】 empty vessels make the most noise, the silent firefly burns with more passion than the crying cicada
  • 鳴る 【なる】 to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 鳴らす 【ならす】 to ring, to sound, to chime, to beat, to snort (nose), to snap (fingers), to be popular, to be esteemed, to be reputed, to state, to insist, to complain, to fart (loudly)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 なる
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • emitir sonido (animal)
  • sonido
  • sonar
  • hacer sonar

Portuguese

  • gorjeio
  • choro
  • latido
  • som
  • argola
  • eco
  • buzina

French

  • gazouiller
  • crier
  • aboyer
  • pousser son cri (animal)
  • sonner
  • écho
  • cacarder
321 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
229 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
209 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1186 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
983 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
864 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1019 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2065 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
925 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
948 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
487 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
616 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1961 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46672 Morohashi
674 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6939 New Nelson (John Haig)
1942 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2092 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
235 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3750 2001 Kanji
3d11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
6702.7 Four corner code
44-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9cf4 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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 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

6 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
hundred
Kun:
もも
On:
ヒャクビャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
163 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 100 【ヒャク】 100, hundred
  • 100億 【ヒャクオク】 10,000,000,000, ten billion
  • 900 【キュウヒャク】 900, nine hundred, fool, idiot
  • 500 【ゴヒャク】 500, five hundred, many

Kun reading compounds

  • 100 【ひゃく】 100, hundred
  • 百声鳥 【ももこえどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ど、 どう、 なり、 ひゃっ、 ひゅく、 も、 もんど、 ゆ
Chinese:
bai3, bo2
Korean:
baeg, maeg

Spanish

  • cien
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • cem

French

  • cent
130 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
11 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
67 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
73 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
33 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
82 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
74 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
265 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
14 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
14 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
11 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1363 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2519 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1279 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1746 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
38 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22679 Morohashi
2026 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3864 New Nelson (John Haig)
38 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
38 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
218 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
50 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3178 2001 Kanji
4c2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
41-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fit, suit, join, 0.1
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
41 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 合 【ゴウ】 gō, traditional unit of volume, approx. 0.1804 litres, gō, traditional unit of area, approx 0.33 metres square, one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain, conjunction, counter for covered containers, counter for matches, battles, etc.
  • 合意 【ゴウイ】 agreement, consent, mutual understanding, accord, consensus
  • 複合 【フクゴウ】 composite, combined, complex
  • 整合 【セイゴウ】 adjustment, coordination, integration, conformity
  • 合宿 【ガッシュク】 lodging together, training camp, boarding house
  • 合作 【ガッサク】 collaboration, joint work
  • 合戦 【カッセン】 battle, fight, fighting, engagement, contest
  • 合羽 【カッパ】 raincoat

Kun reading compounds

  • 合う 【あう】 to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet, to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct, to be profitable, to be equitable, to do ... to each other, to do ... together
  • 合い 【あい】 between-season wear, spring and autumn clothing, spring and fall clothing, together, condition, situation, state, -ish
  • 合言葉 【あいことば】 password, watchword, motto, slogan
  • 待合 【まちあい】 rendezvous, meeting, assignation, area where guests gather before the start of a tea ceremony, waiting room, meeting place for assignations, drinking, etc.
  • 地合い 【じあい】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 合わす 【あわす】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる 【あわせる】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる顔がない 【あわせるかおがない】 too ashamed to meet, having no face to meet

Readings

Japanese names:
あう、 あん、 い、 か、 こう、 ごお、 に、 ね、 や、 り、 わい
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
hab

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • correcto
  • sentar bien
  • ser adecuado
  • ser correcto
  • hacer juego

Portuguese

  • encaixe
  • unir

French

  • correspondre
  • convenir
  • joindre
  • go (0,18 l ou 0,33 m)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
121 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
46 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
135 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
270 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
159 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
284 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2511 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
259 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3287 Morohashi
2019 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
715 New Nelson (John Haig)
253 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
269 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
33 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
124 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
25-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5408 Unicode hex code