Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
sew, stitch, embroider
Kun:
ぬ.う
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1723 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縫製 【ホウセイ】 sewing (by machine)
  • 縫腋 【ホウエキ】 stitched side of some traditional Japanese clothing, clothing with such a stitched side, robe with a round collar, stitched sides and a ran, worn by the emperor and high-ranking officials
  • 弥縫 【ビホウ】 patching up
  • 天衣無縫 【テンイムホウ】 perfect beauty with no trace of artifice, flawless

Kun reading compounds

  • 縫う 【ぬう】 to sew, to stitch, to weave one's way (e.g. through a crowd)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬい
Chinese:
feng2, feng4
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • cosido
  • zurcido
  • bordado
  • coser
  • zurcir
  • bordar

Portuguese

  • costurar
  • cozer
  • borda

French

  • coudre
  • suturer
  • broder
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1327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3582 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1235 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1645 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2746 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1349 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
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1557 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
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950 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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1577 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27805P Morohashi
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4550 New Nelson (John Haig)
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1685 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1846 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
6a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-10 SKIP code
1-6-9 SKIP code
2793.4 Four corner code
43-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2b Unicode hex code