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

4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比喩的 【ヒユテキ】 figurative
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Chinese:
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code