Jisho

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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

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
791 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倒産 【トウサン】 (corporate) bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial failure, failed business
  • 倒錯 【トウサク】 perversion, inversion
  • 傾倒 【ケイトウ】 devoting oneself to, concentrating on, commitment, admiration, adoration, tipping over and collapsing
  • 風倒 【フウトウ】 falling due to a strong wind, being toppled by the wind

Kun reading compounds

  • 倒れる 【たおれる】 to fall, to collapse, to drop, to fall senseless, to be forced to bed (by illness, etc.), to die, to go bankrupt, to be ruined, to have a bad debt, to be defeated (in a game), to fall (of governments, dictators, etc.)
  • 倒す 【たおす】 to throw down, to bring down, to blow down, to fell, to knock down, to set (something) down on its side, to turn (something) on its side, to kill, to defeat, to beat, to overthrow, to trip up, to ruin, to leave unpaid, to cheat
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆様事 【さかさまごと】 child dying before parents, occurrence out of sequence, wrong order
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆しま 【さかしま】 reverse, inversion, upside down, unreasonable, absurd, wrong

Readings

Chinese:
dao3, dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • caida
  • derribo
  • derrocar
  • hacer caer
  • derribar
  • caer
  • caerse

Portuguese

  • Queda de regime
  • queda
  • colapso
  • gota
  • deposição

French

  • renverser
  • tomber
  • s'écrouler
  • dégringoler
  • s'effondrer
1643 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
487 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
324 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
905 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
927 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
109 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
989 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
767 Morohashi
124 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 New Nelson (John Haig)
980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
37-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5012 Unicode hex code