Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
chicken
Kun:
にわとりとり
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1901 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
  • 鶏卵 【ケイラン】 hen's egg
  • 養鶏 【ヨウケイ】 poultry raising, poultry farming, chicken farming
  • 成鶏 【セイケイ】 adult chicken, mature fowl

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶏 【にわとり】 chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), domestic chicken, chicken meat
  • 鶏小屋 【にわとりごや】 henhouse, chicken coop
  • 鳥 【とり】 bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
  • 鶏 【にわとり】 chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), domestic chicken, chicken meat
  • 花鶏 【あとり】 brambling (bird) (Fringilla montifringilla)
  • 頭青花鶏 【ずあおあとり】 chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • pollo
  • gallo
  • ave de corral

Portuguese

  • Frango
  • galinha

French

  • poule
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1669 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1548 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1922 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
926 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
949 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2221 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1966 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47074P Morohashi
1768 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1947 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2097 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1928 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2050 2001 Kanji
11b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-11 SKIP code
2752.7 Four corner code
23-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9d8f Unicode hex code