4 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N4

cow

Kun'yomi
  • うし cattle (Bos taurus), cow, bull
On'yomi
  • ギュウ cattle (Bos taurus), cow, bull
Nanori
  • うじ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Variants

Character Breakdown

cow
ギュウ うし うじ (2nd, N4)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
dry, parch, ebb
ほ.す ひ.る ほし (6th, N2)

References

Unicode hex code 725B
JIS X 0208 1-21-77
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2852
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3532
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3452
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4263
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2151
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2903
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 245
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 260
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 909
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 111
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 534
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 19922
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 97
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 281
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 281
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 62
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 213
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 108
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 88
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 483
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.1
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1289
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 251
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4g0.1
Four corner code 2500.0
De Roo Code 2455