Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
tooth, molar
Parts:
Variants:
age
Kun:
よわいとし
On:
レイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
770 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 齢 【レイ】 instar (developmental stage of arthropods)
  • 適齢 【テキレイ】 suitable age
  • 加齢 【カレイ】 aging, ageing, adding to one's years

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 齢を重ねる 【よわいをかさねる】 to grow old, to age

Readings

Chinese:
ling2
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • años
  • edad

Portuguese

  • idade

French

  • âge
1925 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1054 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5431 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1354 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1023 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
833 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
852 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1404 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1943 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1675 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1415 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48632P Morohashi
1895 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7093 New Nelson (John Haig)
1403 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1505 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1892 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1244 2001 Kanji
6b11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-5 SKIP code
2873.7 Four corner code
46-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9f62 Unicode hex code