Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two
Kun:
てるふたつ
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
247 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 両 【リョウ】 both (hands, parents, sides, etc.), counter for carriages (e.g. in a train), counter for vehicles, ryō, tael, traditional unit of weight (for gold, silver and drugs), 4-5 monme, 15-19 g, ryō, pre-Meiji unit of currency, orig. the value of one ryō of gold, ryō, traditional measure of fabric, 2 tan, ryō, tael, unit of weight under the Ritsuryo system, 1/16 kin, 42-43 g, counter for suits of clothing, sets of armor, etc.
  • 両足 【リョウソク】 both feet, both legs
  • 一両 【イチリョウ】 one vehicle, one ryō (an old coin)
  • 十両 【ジュウリョウ】 second highest division, wrestlers of the second highest division

Readings

Japanese names:
もろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang3
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • ambos
  • contador de vehículos

Portuguese

  • ambos
  • moeda Japonesa antiga
  • nº de veículos
  • dois

French

  • les deux
  • 2
  • ryou (ancienne monnaie)
  • compteur de wagons
336 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
434 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
411 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
281 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
34 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
859 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
200 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
200 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
15 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4331 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2949 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1176 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46 Morohashi
3518 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 New Nelson (John Haig)
1168 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1252 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
288 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
0a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-46-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e21 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect, provincialism
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code