Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
791 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倒産 【トウサン】 (corporate) bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial failure, failed business
  • 倒閣 【トウカク】 overthrow of government
  • 傾倒 【ケイトウ】 devoting oneself to, concentrating on, commitment, admiration, adoration, tipping over and collapsing
  • 風倒 【フウトウ】 falling due to a strong wind, being toppled by the wind

Kun reading compounds

  • 倒れる 【たおれる】 to fall (over, down), to collapse, to take a fall, to topple, to be destroyed (in a collapse), to collapse, to cave in, to crumble, to give away, to be confined to bed (with an illness), to come down with, to break down (e.g. from overwork), to die, to be killed, to go bankrupt (of a company, bank, etc.), to fail, to collapse, to go under, to be defeated (in a game), to lose, to fall (of a government, dictator, etc.), to be overthrown
  • 倒す 【たおす】 to throw down, to bring down, to blow down, to fell, to knock down, to set (something) down on its side, to turn (something) on its side, to kill, to defeat, to beat, to overthrow, to trip up, to ruin, to leave unpaid, to cheat
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆様事 【さかさまごと】 child dying before parents, occurrence out of sequence, wrong order
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆しま 【さかしま】 reverse, inversion, upside down, unreasonable, absurd, wrong

Readings

Chinese:
dao3, dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • caida
  • derribo
  • derrocar
  • hacer caer
  • derribar
  • caer
  • caerse

Portuguese

  • Queda de regime
  • queda
  • colapso
  • gota
  • deposição

French

  • renverser
  • tomber
  • s'écrouler
  • dégringoler
  • s'effondrer
1643 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
487 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
324 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
905 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
927 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
109 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
989 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
767 Morohashi
124 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 New Nelson (John Haig)
980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
37-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5012 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
demolition, break, destroy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
727 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 壊滅 【カイメツ】 destruction, annihilation, devastation, catastrophe
  • 壊血病 【カイケツビョウ】 scurvy
  • 損壊 【ソンカイ】 damage, destruction
  • 全壊 【ゼンカイ】 complete destruction
  • 壊死 【エシ】 necrosis
  • 壊劫 【エコウ】 the kalpa of destruction (the third aeon of the universe)
  • 不壊 【フエ】 indestructibility
  • 金剛不壊 【コンゴウフエ】 firm and solid, sturdy and indestructible, unshakable, adamantine

Kun reading compounds

  • 壊す 【こわす】 to break, to destroy, to demolish, to wreck, to ruin, to spoil, to damage, to break (a bill, etc.)
  • 壊れる 【こわれる】 to be broken, to break, to fall through, to come to nothing

Readings

Chinese:
huai4, pi1
Korean:
koe

Spanish

  • colapso
  • derrumbe
  • destrucción
  • romper
  • romperse
  • averiarse

Portuguese

  • demolição
  • quebrar
  • destruir

French

  • démolition
  • casser
  • détruire
1066 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1147 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1578 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2602 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1496 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1038 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
390 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
934 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
684 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
407 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5541P Morohashi
756 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1102 New Nelson (John Haig)
400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
427 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1822 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3b13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
4413.2 Four corner code
18-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58ca Unicode hex code