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メイ/MEI/    な.く/na.ku/    な.る/    な.らす/na.rasu/MEI/メイ/    na.ku/な.く/な.る/    na.rasu/な.らす/

chirp;  cry;  bark;  sound;  ring;  echo;  honk Frenchgazouiller;  crier;  aboyer;  pousser son cri (animal);  sonner;  écho;  cacarder Portuguesegorjeio;  choro;  latido;  som;  argola;  eco;  buzina Spanishemitir sonido (animal);  sonido;  sonar;  hacer sonar

Radical: (mouth).   Strokes: 14画.   Elements: 口鳥灬.   Pinyin: míng.   Hangul:  [myeong].   Nanori: なり / なるnari / naru.

Jōyō Kanji 2nd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
メイMEI百家争ひゃっかそうめいhyakkasōmei】Let a hundred schools of thought contend
きょうめいkyōmei】resonance; sympathetic (sound); (being in) sympathy
nakuなくnaku】to sing (bird); to bark
クンクンクンクンなくkunkunnaku】to whine (of a dog)
naruなるnaru】to sound; to ring; to resound; to echo; to roar; to rumble
どなるdonaru】to shout; to yell
らすnarasuらすならすnarasu】to ring; to sound; to chime; to beat; to snort (nose)
掻きらすかきならすkakinarasu】to thrum; to strum
踏みらすふみならすfuminarasu】to stamp one's feet
Codepoints and classification codes:
44-36JIS X 0208
6702.7Four Corner
3750De Roo
Dictionary indices:
983Classic Nelson
6939The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
674New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
481Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1942Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1186A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
2065Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
864Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
46672Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 12 p. 799
209A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
925Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
321Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
1019Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
229Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
235Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
487Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1935Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1961Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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