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

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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

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

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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

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code