Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
box, chest, case, bin, railway car
Kun:
はこ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書箱 【ショソウ】 bookcase

Kun reading compounds

  • 箱 【はこ】 box, case, chest, package, pack, crate, car (of a train, etc.), shamisen case, shamisen, public building, community building, man who carries a geisha's shamisen, receptacle for human waste, feces (faeces), counter for boxes (or boxed objects)
  • 箱入り 【はこいり】 cased, boxed, precious, cherished, girl who has been sheltered from the world, one's special talent
  • リサイクル用の箱 【リサイクルようのはこ】 recycling bin, recycling box
  • 契約の箱 【けいやくのはこ】 Ark of the Covenant

Readings

Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • caja
  • cofre

Portuguese

  • caixa
  • tórax
  • caixa de papelão
  • depósito
  • carro de estrada de ferro

French

  • boîte
  • coffre
  • caisse
  • wagon
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1703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
944 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
935 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
799 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2383 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1091 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1060 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1486 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
951 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26209 Morohashi
2711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4331 New Nelson (John Haig)
942 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1013 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
435 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2379 2001 Kanji
6f9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
8896.3 Four corner code
40-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bb1 Unicode hex code