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

10 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
secret, conceal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
862 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 秘 【ヒ】 secret, mystery
  • 秘書 【ヒショ】 (private) secretary, treasured book, secret book
  • 部外秘 【ブガイヒ】 restricted, confidential
  • 社外秘 【シャガイヒ】 company secret

Kun reading compounds

  • 秘める 【ひめる】 to hide, to keep to oneself
  • 密か 【ひそか】 secret, private, surreptitious

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4, bi4, lin2
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • secreto
  • misterio
  • mala evacuación
  • esconder
  • mantener en secreto

Portuguese

  • segredo
  • esconder

French

  • garder secret
  • cacher
974 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
964 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
865 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
940 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1583 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1117 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
824 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1436 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1490 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1074 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
913 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24977 Morohashi
1159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4140 New Nelson (John Haig)
904 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
970 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
915 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2259 2001 Kanji
5d5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
2390.0 Four corner code
1-40-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79d8 Unicode hex code