Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
Buddha, the dead, France
Kun:
ほとけ
On:
ブツフツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
819 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 仏 【ブツ】 Buddha, Buddhism
  • 仏像 【ブツゾウ】 statue of Buddha, image of Buddha, Buddhist statue, Buddhist image
  • 馬の耳に念仏 【ウマノミミニネンブツ】 preaching to the deaf, chanting the nembutsu into a horse's ear
  • 石仏 【セキブツ】 stone Buddhist image, unemotional person, taciturn person
  • 仏 【フツ】 France, French (language)
  • 仏語 【フツゴ】 French (language)
  • 渡仏 【トフツ】 going to France
  • 米仏 【ベイフツ】 America and France, American-French

Kun reading compounds

  • 仏 【ほとけ】 Buddha, Shakyamuni, Buddhist image, figure of Buddha, the dead, dead person, departed soul, merciful person
  • 仏顔 【ほとけがお】 gentle face
  • 神仏 【しんぶつ】 gods and Buddha, Shinto and Buddhism
  • 吾が仏 【あがほとけ】 my dear, my Buddha

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fo2, fu2
Korean:
bul

Spanish

  • Buda
  • Francia
  • muerto
  • difunto

Portuguese

  • Buddha
  • o morto
  • França

French

  • Bouddha
  • France
  • défunt
711 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
805 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
784 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
678 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
351 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
249 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
300 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
128 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
583 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
592 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
416 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
57 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
20 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
973 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
364 Morohashi
19 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
111 New Nelson (John Haig)
964 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
644 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2171 2001 Kanji
2a2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2223.0 Four corner code
1-42-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ecf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Buddhist priest, monk
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 僧 【ソウ】 monk, priest, sangha (the Buddhist community)
  • 僧侶 【ソウリョ】 priest, monk, bonze
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 高僧 【コウソウ】 high priest, highly-ranked priest, virtuous priest, priest of great sanctity and learning

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
seng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • monje budista
  • bonzo

Portuguese

  • Monge budista

French

  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
1525 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
536 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1007 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1829 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
131 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
180 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
991 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1076X Morohashi
159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 New Nelson (John Haig)
982 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2178 2001 Kanji
2a11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2826.6 Four corner code
1-33-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50e7 Unicode hex code