鹿: deer

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鹿 lù

noun | radical
: deer
: family name

Kun Reading

鹿 | しか shika OR か ka

noun
: deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

鹿 | しし shishi

noun
: (Archaism) beast (esp. one used for its meat, such as a boar or a deer)
: (Abbreviation) hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.)

鹿 | かのしし kanoshishi

noun
: deer meat
: (Archaism) deer

鹿 | しかにく shikaniku

noun
: deer meat

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鹿 | ろく roku


: deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

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羽: feather

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羽 yǔ

radical
: feather; plume; wings
: 5th note in pentatonic scale

Kun Reading

羽 | わ wa OR ば ba OR ぱ pa

counter
: counter for birds and rabbits

羽 | は ha

羽 | はね hane

noun
: feather; plume; wing
: blade (fan, propeller, etc.)

On Reading

羽 | う u


: fifth degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale)

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舛: mistaken; to oppose

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舛 chuǎn

radical
: mistaken; erroneous
: contradictory, oppose
: be discordant

Kun Reading

舛 OR 舞脚 | まいあし maiashi

noun
: kanji “dancing legs” radical (radical 136)

まい mai
ます masu
背く OR 叛く| そむく somuku

godan verb with ku ending | intransitive verb
: to run counter to; to go against; to disobey; to infringe

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ブ bu、 セン sen

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門: gate; door; house

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門 [门] mén

noun | measure word | radical 169
: gate; door; gateway; doorway; opening
: valve; switch; way to do something; knack
: family; house; (religious) sect
: school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
: measure word for large guns; measure word for lessons, subjects, branches of technology
: (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate)

Kun Reading

門 OR 戸 | と to

noun
: (Archaism) entrance (to a home)
: (Archaism) narrows

門 | かど kado

noun
: gate

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門 | もん mon

noun | noun suffix
: gate
: branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master
: (biological) division
: (Counter) counter for cannons

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鬥 | 斗: to fight | peck

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鬥 [斗] dòu

radical 191
: to fight; to struggle
: to condemn; to censure; to contend
: to put together; coming together

斗 dǒu

radical 68
: dry measure for grain equal to ten 升 or one-tenth of a 石
: decaliter; peck; cup or dipper shaped object
: old variant of 陡; abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星

鬦 [斗] dòu

radical 68 | radical 191
: variant 鬥 | 鬭 dou4
: Japanese variant 鬥 | 鬪 dou4

Kun Reading

鬥構え | とうがまえ tougamae

radical 191
: kanji “fighting” radical

闘う OR 戦う | たたかう tatakau

godan verb with u ending | intransitive verb
: to fight; to battle; to combat; to struggle against; to wage war; to engage in contest

闘い | たたかい tatakai

noun
: battle; fight; struggle; conflict

闘わす | たたかわす tatakawasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to compete; to vie; to contend
2: to make fight against another (person, animal); to pit against; to set against
3: to debate; to argue

斗 | ます masu

noun
: measuring container; measure
: box (seating at a theater, etc.)
: square on a grid; cell of a grid
: square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)

斗 | とます tomasu

noun
: kanji radical 68 at right

On Reading

トウ tou

noun

斗 | と to


: (Obsolete term) to (measure of volume, approx. 18 liters)
: square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)
: Chinese “Dipper” constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

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虎: tiger

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虍 hū

radical 141
: stripes of a tiger
: “tiger” radical in Chinese characters

虎 hǔ

noun
: tiger

Kun Reading

虎 | とら tora

noun
: tiger (Panthera tigris)
: (Colloquialism) drunk person

虎冠 | とらかんむり torakanmuri

noun
: kanji “tiger” radical

On Reading

虍部 | コ ko


: Radical 141 meaning “tiger” is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals

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草: grass

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艸 [艹] cǎo

noun | radical 140
: grass

草 cǎo

noun | radical 140
: grass; straw
: manuscript; draft (of a document)
: careless; rough

肏 cào

variant of 草
expletive
: to fuck (vulgar)

Kun Reading

草 | くさ kusa

noun
: grass; weed; herb; thatch
: (Archaism) ninja
: not genuine; substandard

On Reading

草 | そう sou

noun
: (Abbreviation) draft; rough copy
: cursive script; “grass” kanji

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