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Kanji Information Sheet for 巣 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info:
丶 (てん) – dot
川 (セン, かわ) – stream; river
巛 (まがりがわ) – crooked river
Henshall Mnemonic: three sticks atop fruit tree form nest
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 4
Frequency: #1588 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 巣 [す]
(n) nest; rookery; breeding place; beehive; cobweb; den; haunt [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 空き巣 [あきす]
(n) (1) prowler; sneak thief; cat burglar; (2) empty nest [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 古巣 [ふるす]
(n) old haunts; former homes [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 巣立ち [すだち]
(n) leaving the nest; becoming independent [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 卵巣 [らんそう]
(n) ovary [K] [D] [Jisho]