Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背格好 【せいかっこう】 one's height or stature, one's physique
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
Variants:
wide, broad, spacious
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
263 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 広告 【コウコク】 advertisement
  • 広域 【コウイキ】 wide area
  • 曠々 【コウコウ】 extensive, spacious

Kun reading compounds

  • 広い 【ひろい】 spacious, vast, wide
  • 広い支持 【ひろいしじ】 broad support, wide-ranging support
  • 広まる 【ひろまる】 to spread, to be propagated
  • 広める 【ひろめる】 to spread, to propagate, to popularize, to disseminate, to broaden, to extend, to widen, to enlarge
  • 広がる 【ひろがる】 to spread (out), to extend, to stretch, to reach to, to get around, to fill (e.g. a space)
  • 広げる 【ひろげる】 to spread, to extend, to expand, to enlarge, to widen, to broaden, to unfold, to open, to unroll, to unwrap, to scatter about, to spread around, to make flourish, to cause to prosper

Readings

Chinese:
guang3, an1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • amplio
  • ancho
  • espacioso
  • ensancharse
  • ensanchar
  • extenderse
  • extender

Portuguese

  • largo
  • vasto
  • espaçoso

French

  • vaste
  • large
  • spacieux
211 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
127 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
114 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
311 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
303 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
164 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
694 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
707 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
113 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
581 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3769 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
747 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9224P Morohashi
3035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1604 New Nelson (John Haig)
739 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
799 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
389 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
108 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
571 2001 Kanji
3q2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
0023.2 Four corner code
25-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e83 Unicode hex code