Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
596 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 降伏 【コウフク】 capitulation, surrender, submission, yield
  • 降格 【コウカク】 demotion
  • 下降 【カコウ】 descent, fall, drop, decline, downturn, subsidence
  • 乗降 【ジョウコウ】 getting on and off, embarking and disembarking
  • 降三世明王 【ゴウザンゼミョウオウ】 Trailokyavijaya Vidya-raja, conqueror of the three worlds
  • 降魔 【ゴウマ】 conquering the devil

Kun reading compounds

  • 降りる 【おりる】 to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down, to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount, to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to be granted, to be issued, to be given, to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.), to be passed (from the body; e.g. of a roundworm)
  • 下ろす 【おろす】 to take down (e.g. flag), to launch (e.g. boat), to drop, to lower (e.g. ladder), to let (a person) off, to unload, to discharge, to drop off (a passenger from a vehicle), to let (a person) off, to withdraw money from an account, to wear (clothing) for the first time, to fillet (e.g. a fish)
  • 降る 【ふる】 to precipitate, to fall (e.g. rain)
  • 降り 【ふり】 rainfall, snowfall, alighting, descending
  • 降り出す 【ふりだす】 to begin to rain, to begin to snow
  • 下る 【くだる】 to descend, to go down, to come down, to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.), to pass (of time), to surrender, to capitulate, to be less than, to be inferior to, to have the runs, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to be discharged from the body, to depreciate oneself, to be humble
  • 下す 【くだす】 to make a decision, to draw a conclusion, to give a judgement, to hand down a verdict, to pass a sentence, to give an order, to let go down, to lower, to do oneself, to do by oneself, to beat, to defeat, to have loose bowels, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to discharge from the body, to do in one go, to do to the end without stopping

Readings

Japanese names:
ふり、 ふる
Chinese:
jiang4, xiang2
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • caer
  • bajar
  • descender
  • llover
  • rendirse
  • desde entonces
  • bajarse

Portuguese

  • descer
  • precipitar
  • queda
  • rendição

French

  • descendre
  • pleuvoir
  • précipiter
  • tomber
  • se rendre
873 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
863 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
787 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
887 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
984 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1058 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
947 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
977 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
136 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
731 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
548 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
414 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1317 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41620 Morohashi
458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6450 New Nelson (John Haig)
1308 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1405 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
898 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
7725.4 Four corner code
25-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
964d Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes)
Kun:
ふ.せるふ.す
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1604 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush
  • 伏線 【フクセン】 foreshadowing, preparation, precautionary measures
  • 降伏 【コウフク】 capitulation, surrender, submission, yield
  • 起伏 【キフク】 undulation, ups and downs, highs and lows

Kun reading compounds

  • 伏せる 【ふせる】 to lay something upside down, to turn something over, to lay something face down, to cover, to lay (pipes), to lay (an ambush), to hide, to conceal
  • 臥せる 【ふせる】 to lie down, to retire, to go to bed (with an illness)
  • 伏す 【ふす】 to bend down, to bow down, to prostrate oneself, to hide oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
ふし、 ふせ
Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog, bu

Spanish

  • al revés
  • cubierto
  • oculto
  • obedecer
  • dar la vuelta
  • poner al revés
  • cubrir
  • ocultar
  • agacharse
  • doblarse

Portuguese

  • prostrado
  • curva abaixo
  • proa
  • capa

French

  • prostré
  • se courber
  • s'incliner
  • tendre (embuscade)
  • couvrir
  • poser (tuyaux)
1763 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1039 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
234 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1356 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1439 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
71 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
49 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
30 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
971 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
438 Morohashi
45 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
139 New Nelson (John Haig)
962 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1035 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1059 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2323.4 Four corner code
41-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f0f Unicode hex code