8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N1

son, counter for sons

  • おとこ
  • nth son ②lang ③man ④nth child (male and female)
  • リョウ
  • いら
  • とう
  • もん
  • ろお

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

ロウ 100.0%

Character Breakdown

son, counter for sons
ロウ ろ リョウ (7th, N1)
good, pleasing, skilled
よ.い リョウ ら (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
うしとら コン (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ にっ ニチ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
イ ころも きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant

Contained In

Common Words

guy ②bastard
nth son ②lang ③man ④nth child (male and female)
young man ②husband
Kintarō ②Kintarō doll ③diamond-shaped apron
third son ②Occella iburia (species of poacher)
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Unicode hex code 90CE
JIS X 0208 1-47-26
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2d6.5
Four corner code 3772.7
De Roo Code 844