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殿

13 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Mr., hall, mansion, palace, temple, lord
Kun:
との-どの
On:
デンテン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殿堂 【デンドウ】 palace, hall, shrine, temple, sanctuary, hall of fame
  • 殿下 【デンカ】 your Highness, his Highness, her Highness
  • 沈澱 【チンデン】 precipitation, deposition, settlement (e.g. of sediment)
  • 拝殿 【ハイデン】 front shrine, hall of worship
  • 殿下 【デンカ】 your Highness, his Highness, her Highness
  • 殿上 【テンジョウ】 the court, palace circles, palace floor
  • 御殿 【ゴテン】 palace, court
  • 紫御殿 【ムラサキゴテン】 wandering jew (Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'), purple secretia, purple-heart, purple queen

Kun reading compounds

  • 殿 【との】 feudal lord, mansion, palace
  • 殿様 【とのさま】 feudal lord, daimyo
  • 大殿 【おおとの】 current master, father of one's current master, minister (of government), noble, nobleman's residence
  • 若殿 【わかとの】 young lord, successor of one's current lord

Readings

Japanese names:
て、 どん
Chinese:
dian4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • edificio impresionante
  • Sr.
  • Sra.

Portuguese

  • Sr.
  • corredor
  • mansão
  • palácio
  • templo
  • senhor

French

  • Monseigneur
  • hall
  • résidence
  • palais
  • temple
  • seigneur
1632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
892 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
658 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1960 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1130 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1182 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1093 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1142 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1823 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16651 Morohashi
1792 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3001 New Nelson (John Haig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1945 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1637 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3768 2001 Kanji
3r10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
7724.7 Four corner code
37-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bbf Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方向 【ホウコウ】 direction, orientation, bearing, way, course (e.g. of action)
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of .., person in charge of .., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), you (usu. plural), various
  • 大方 【おおかた】 large part, greater part, majority, people in general, general public, public at large, mostly, for the most part, almost, nearly, probably, maybe, perhaps
  • 跡形 【あとかた】 trace, vestige, evidence

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Chinese:
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code