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Kanji Information Sheet for 鳴 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 口 (くち) – mouth
Henshall Mnemonic: bird's mouth produces non-human cry
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #1279 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N5 Words
- 鳴く [なく]
(v5k) (1) to sing (bird); (2) to bark; to purr; to make sound (animal) [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N4 Words
- 鳴る [なる]
(v5r) to sound; to ring; to resound; to echo; to roar; to rumble [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
- 怒鳴る [どなる]
(v5r) to shout; to yell [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 鳴らす [ならす]
(v5s,vt) to ring; to sound; to chime; to beat; to snort (nose) [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 共鳴 [きょうめい]
(n) resonance; sympathy [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 悲鳴 [ひめい]
(n) shriek; scream [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 怒鳴り込む [どなりこむ]
(v5m) to storm in with a yell [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 鳴き声 [なきごえ]
(n,vs) cry (esp. animal); roar [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 鳴り [なり]
(n) ringing; sound [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 鳴門 [なると]
(n) steamed fish-paste cake, sliced to decorate soup (type of kamaboko) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 雷鳴 [らいめい]
(n) thunder [K] [D] [Jisho]