Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
capsize, cover, shade, mantle, be ruined
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1378 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 覆面 【フクメン】 mask, veil, disguise, anonymous, unmarked, incognito
  • 覆土 【フクド】 covering seeds with soil
  • 被覆 【ヒフク】 coating, covering, cover
  • 傾覆 【ケイフク】 turning upside down

Kun reading compounds

  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
  • 覆す 【くつがえす】 to overturn, to capsize, to upset, to overthrow (government etc.), to reverse (decision etc.), to disprove (an established theory etc.), to overrule
  • 覆る 【くつがえる】 to topple over, to be overturned, to capsize, to be overruled, to be reversed, to be discredited

Readings

Chinese:
fu4
Korean:
bog, bu

Spanish

  • volcar
  • tumbar
  • volver
  • cubrir

Portuguese

  • emborcar
  • capa
  • matiz
  • manto
  • arruinar-se

French

  • recouvrir
  • chavirer
  • store
  • manteau
  • être ruiné
1765 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4279 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1699 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1735 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1634 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1744 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1686 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1640 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3386 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1625 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34789P Morohashi
2726 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1611 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1738 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1906 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
4c14.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-12 SKIP code
1024.7 Four corner code
42-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8986 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面倒 【メンドウ】 trouble, bother, trouble, difficulty, care, attention
  • 側面 【ソクメン】 side, flank, profile, sidelight, lateral, aspect, dimension
  • 紙面 【シメン】 space on a page (e.g. in a newspaper), surface of paper, letter, writings, document

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面白がる 【おもしろがる】 to amuse oneself, to be amused, to enjoy, to think fun
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 強面 【こわおもて】 scary face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, surrounding area, cheek, cheeks
  • 面汚し 【つらよごし】 disgrace, shame
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, joruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Chinese:
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code