Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
jar
Parts:
Variants:
tin can, container, jar radical (no. 121)
Kun:
かま
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1543 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 缶 【カン】 can, tin, canned food
  • 缶詰 【カンヅメ】 canned food, tinned food, confining someone (e.g. so they can concentrate on work), being stuck in a confined space
  • ドラム缶 【ドラムカン】 drum
  • 開缶 【カイカン】 opening a can

Kun reading compounds

  • 缶 【かま】 boiler

Readings

Japanese names:
ふ、 べ
Chinese:
fou3
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • lata de hojalata
  • envase
  • hervidor

Portuguese

  • Lata
  • pote
  • recipiente

French

  • boîte de conserve
  • récipient
  • radical jarre (no. 121)
1095 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1666 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1653 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
543 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1649 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1762 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
920 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1564 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2526 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1282 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1750 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1984 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28108 Morohashi
2033 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4624 New Nelson (John Haig)
1965 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2116 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1086 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2376 2001 Kanji
2k4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-2 SKIP code
8077.2 Four corner code
20-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f36 Unicode hex code