Jisho

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21 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
crane, stork
Kun:
つる
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶴首 【カクシュ】 looking forward to
  • 鶴首して待つ 【カクシュシテマツ】 to wait expectantly, to be full of anticipation, to long for
  • 鶏群の一鶴 【ケイグンノイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men
  • 鶏群一鶴 【ケイグンイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶴 【つる】 crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
  • ツル科 【ツルか】 Gruidae, bird family comprising the cranes
  • 掃き溜めに鶴 【はきだめにつる】 a jewel in a dunghill
  • 焼け野の雉夜の鶴 【やけののきぎすよるのつる】 parents may risk life and limb for their children (like a pheasant when the plains are burning or a crane on a cold night)

Readings

Japanese names:
たず、 ず、 か、 つ、 づ
Chinese:
he4, hao2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • grulla
  • cigüeña

Portuguese

French

  • grue
  • cigogne
1120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1917 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2926 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
950 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2326 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1962 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47185 Morohashi
1850 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6995 New Nelson (John Haig)
1943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2093 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1650 2001 Kanji
11b10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-11 SKIP code
4722.7 Four corner code
36-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9db4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
come, due, next, cause, become
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
102 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 来 【ライ】 next (year, etc.), since (last month, etc.)
  • 来客 【ライキャク】 visitor, caller
  • 在来 【ザイライ】 pre-existing, already there, conventional
  • 再来 【サイライ】 return, coming back, second coming (e.g. of Christ), second advent, reincarnation

Kun reading compounds

  • 来る 【くる】 to come (spatially or temporally), to approach, to arrive, to come back, to do ... and come back, to come to be, to become, to get, to grow, to continue, to come from, to be caused by, to derive from, to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
  • 来る年 【くるとし】 the coming year
  • 来る 【きたる】 next (e.g. "next April"), forthcoming, coming, to come, to arrive, to be due to
  • 来るべき 【きたるべき】 expected to arrive (occur) in the near future
  • 来す 【きたす】 to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
  • 来す 【きたす】 to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
  • 来る 【きたる】 next (e.g. "next April"), forthcoming, coming, to come, to arrive, to be due to
  • 来るべき 【きたるべき】 expected to arrive (occur) in the near future
  • 来合わせる 【きあわせる】 to happen to come along
  • 来掛かる 【きかかる】 to happen to come
  • 不出来 【ふでき】 bad job, poor workmanship, bungle
  • 行ってき 【いってき】 bye, see ya (afterwards), have fun, get going, now
  • 来い 【こい】 come!, imperative form of the verb "kuru" ("to come"), expressing a command or strong request
  • 来し方 【きしかた】 the past

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 くる、 ごろ、 さ
Chinese:
lai2
Korean:
rae

Spanish

  • venir
  • llegar
  • acercarse
  • aproximarse

Portuguese

  • Vir
  • devido
  • próximo
  • causa
  • tornar-se

French

  • venir
  • dû à
  • suivant
  • causer
  • devenir
147 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
217 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
113 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
202 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
25 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
62 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
538 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
69 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
133 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
36 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4366 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1902 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14489 Morohashi
3551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2565 New Nelson (John Haig)
1884 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2029 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
153 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
45-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6765 Unicode hex code