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

9 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 重 【ジュウ】 jūbako, multi-tiered food box, heavy, serious, extreme, -fold, -ply
  • 重圧 【ジュウアツ】 strong pressure, heavy pressure
  • 多重 【タジュウ】 multiple, multiplex
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 重複 【チョウフク】 duplication, repetition, overlapping, redundancy, restoration
  • 重厚 【ジュウコウ】 profound, deep, grave, solid, dignified, stately, solemn, massive, composed
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 軽重 【ケイジュウ】 relative weight, lightness and heaviness, relative importance, gravity

Kun reading compounds

  • 重 【え】 -fold, -ply
  • 三重 【さんじゅう】 triple, treble, threefold, three-ply, triplicate
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 重い 【おもい】 heavy, weighty, heavy (feeling), depressed, gloomy, blue, uneasy, slow, sluggish, lumbering, ponderous, clumsy, important (position, responsibility, etc.), serious, grave, serious (punishment, illness, etc.), severe, critical, solid, established, dignified, sensible
  • 重い腰を上げる 【おもいこしをあげる】 to get off one's backside, to bestir oneself
  • 重り 【おもり】 weight, sinker (fishing)
  • 重ねる 【かさねる】 to pile up, to heap up, to stack up, to put on top of another, to repeat many times over, to go through repeatedly, to accumulate
  • 重なる 【かさなる】 to be piled up, to lie on top of one another, to come one after another, to happen over and over, to pile up (e.g. stress), to accumulate, to overlap (each other), to occur at the same time, to happen simultaneously
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 重き 【おもき】 importance, emphasis, stress
  • 身重 【みおも】 pregnant
  • 気重 【きおも】 heavy-hearted

Readings

Japanese names:
さね、 しげ、 しげる
Chinese:
zhong4, chong2
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • pesado
  • importante
  • apilar
  • amontonar

Portuguese

  • pesado
  • empilhar
  • pilha de caixas
  • -dobrar

French

  • lourd
  • empiler
  • entasser
  • s'emboîter
  • - couches
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
311 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
224 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
266 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1017 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1802 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1691 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40132 Morohashi
3573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6207 New Nelson (John Haig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
136 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-2 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
29-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cd Unicode hex code