Jisho

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便

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
convenience, facility, excrement, feces, letter, chance
Kun:
たよ.り
On:
ベンビン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
729 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 便 【ベン】 convenience, service, facility, accommodation, excreta (esp. faeces), excrement, stool
  • 便宜 【ベンギ】 convenience, accommodation, advantage, benefit, expediency
  • 利便 【リベン】 convenience
  • 大便 【ダイベン】 feces, excrement, stool
  • 便 【ビン】 flight (e.g. airline flight), trip (e.g. train trip), service, mail, post, letter, opportunity, chance
  • 便宜 【ベンギ】 convenience, accommodation, advantage, benefit, expediency
  • 穏便 【オンビン】 gentle, peaceable, amicable, quiet, without fuss, simply
  • 増便 【ゾウビン】 increase in the number of flights

Kun reading compounds

  • 便り 【たより】 news, tidings, information, correspondence, letter
  • 便りがないのはよい便り 【たよりがないのはよいたより】 no news is good news

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4, pian2
Korean:
pyeon, byeon

Spanish

  • conveniencia
  • excremento
  • noticias
  • correspondencia
  • carta

Portuguese

  • conveniência

French

  • commodité
  • courrier
  • vol (avion)
  • nouvelles
510 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
610 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
582 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
578 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
450 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
265 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
118 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
330 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
330 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
75 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1000 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
659 Morohashi
95 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
219 New Nelson (John Haig)
991 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
533 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2166 2001 Kanji
2a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2124.6 Four corner code
1-42-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fbf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
roof, house, shop, dealer, seller
Kun:
On:
オク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
616 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 屋 【オク】 house, building, roof
  • 屋外 【オクガイ】 outdoors, outside
  • 草屋 【ソウオク】 thatched hut
  • 塔屋 【トウヤ】 rooftop structure, e.g. tower, elevator machine room, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 屋 【や】 shop, store, restaurant, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 屋敷 【やしき】 residence, estate, grounds, premises, mansion
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 総会屋 【そうかいや】 extortionist that threatens to disrupt stock-holder meetings, sokaiya

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu1
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • casa
  • tejado
  • tienda

Portuguese

  • teto
  • casa
  • loja
  • negociante
  • vendedor

French

  • toit
  • maison
  • échoppe
  • négociant
  • vendeur
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
236 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
270 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
251 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
160 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
167 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
530 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3842 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1973 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1067 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7684 Morohashi
3098 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1058 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3r6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
7721.4 Four corner code
1-18-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c4b Unicode hex code