Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
deceased, the late, dying, perish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
661 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亡 【ボウ】 death, the late, the deceased
  • 亡命 【ボウメイ】 flight from one's country, seeking asylum, defection, emigration (for political reasons), (going into) exile, becoming a (political) refugee
  • 存亡 【ソンボウ】 life or death, existence, destiny
  • 興亡 【コウボウ】 rise and fall, ups and downs
  • 亡者 【モウジャ】 the dead, ghost, person who is obsessed (with money, power, etc.), person with a blind lust (for)
  • 亡者船 【モウジャブネ】 ship of the dead which appears if you go fishing the night of the Bon festival
  • 焼亡 【ショウボウ】 destruction by fire
  • 損亡 【ソンモウ】 loss

Kun reading compounds

  • 亡い 【ない】 dead
  • 滅びる 【ほろびる】 to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
  • 滅ぶ 【ほろぶ】 to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
  • 滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】 to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wang2, wu2
Korean:
mang, mu

Spanish

  • desaparecer
  • perecer
  • difunto
  • huir
  • escapar

Portuguese

  • falecido
  • agonizante
  • atrasado
  • perecer

French

  • décédé
  • feu ...
  • mon regretté ...
  • mourir
  • périr
  • détruire
985 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
973 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
887 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
979 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
582 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
37 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2874 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
287 Morohashi
3402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 New Nelson (John Haig)
485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
524 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
829 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
475 2001 Kanji
2j1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2-2-1 SKIP code
0071.0 Four corner code
1-43-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ea1 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
husband, man
Kun:
おっとそれ
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
335 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夫妻 【フサイ】 husband and wife, married couple
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 継夫 【ケイフ】 second husband
  • 炊夫 【スイフ】 male cook
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 夫子 【フウシ】 teacher, wise man, sage, master, Confucius, the person concerned, you, he, she
  • 一工夫 【ヒトクフウ】 contrivance, bit of fiddling, little ingenuity, bit more (e.g. food)
  • 創意工夫 【ソウイクフウ】 ingenuity, inventiveness, creative originality
  • 夫人 【フジン】 wife, Mrs, madam, wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.), consort of the emperor
  • 賦役 【フエキ】 slave labour, slave labor, compulsory service, forced labour, forced labor, exacted service
  • 大夫 【ダイブ】 high steward, grand master
  • 右京大夫 【ウキョウノダイブ】 Ukyō no Daibu (title under the ritsuryo system), high steward

Kun reading compounds

  • 夫 【おっと】 husband
  • 夫選び 【おっとえらび】 choosing a husband
  • DV夫 【ディーブイおっと】 (physically) abusive husband, wife beater
  • 元夫 【もとおっと】 ex-husband, former husband
  • 夫れ夫れ 【それぞれ】 each, respectively

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と、 ゆう、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu1, fu2
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • marido
  • hombre
  • esposo

Portuguese

  • marido
  • homem

French

  • mari
  • homme
501 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
601 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
573 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
265 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
51 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
445 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
104 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
315 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
411 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2909 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5835 Morohashi
3460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 New Nelson (John Haig)
838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
901 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
220 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
445 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a4.31 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
5003.0 Four corner code
1-41-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592b Unicode hex code