Jisho

×

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
side, lean, oppose, regret
Kun:
かわがわそば
On:
ソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
216 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 側 【ソク】 first principle of the Eight Principles of Yong, tiny dash or speck
  • 側 【ソバ】 near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while, third person
  • 最外側 【サイガイソク】 outermost (side)
  • 体側 【タイソク】 side of a body

Kun reading compounds

  • 側 【がわ】 side (of something, or taking someone's side), part, (watch) case
  • 側板 【がわいた】 stringer, slanted staircase beam, side plate, side panel, side sheet
  • 裏っかわ 【うらっかわ】 the reverse, other side, lining
  • 上っ側 【うわっかわ】 upper side, surface
  • 側 【がわ】 side (of something, or taking someone's side), part, (watch) case
  • 側板 【がわいた】 stringer, slanted staircase beam, side plate, side panel, side sheet
  • 縁側 【えんがわ】 engawa, external corridor on the outer side of traditional Japanese houses, bone at the base of a fin, meat at the base of a fin (esp. of a flatfish)
  • 体制側 【たいせいがわ】 the establishment
  • 側 【そば】 near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while, third person
  • 側泳 【そばえい】 side stroke
  • お側 【おそば】 near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while, attendant, retainer, vassal

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ce4, ze4
Korean:
cheug

Spanish

  • lado
  • fila

Portuguese

  • lado
  • inclinação
  • opõe
  • pesar

French

  • côté
  • pencher
  • opposer
  • regretter
667 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
562 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
535 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
240 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
509 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
538 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
330 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
609 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
619 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
809 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
119 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
155 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
984 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
897 Morohashi
137 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 New Nelson (John Haig)
975 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1049 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
280 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
571 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-34-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5074 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面会 【メンカイ】 meeting (face-to-face), seeing, visit, interview
  • 平面 【ヘイメン】 level surface, plane
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面影 【おもかげ】 face, looks, vestiges, trace
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面当て 【つらあて】 spiteful remarks
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sound
Parts:
sound, noise
Kun:
おと
On:
オンイン-ノン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
491 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 音 【オト】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音楽 【オンガク】 music
  • 爆音 【バクオン】 (sound of an) explosion or detonation, roar (of a machine)
  • 防音 【ボウオン】 soundproofing
  • 音信 【オンシン】 correspondence, news, letter, tidings
  • 鸚哥 【インコ】 true parrot (esp. small parrots such as the parakeet, lory and conure)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 唐音 【トウオン】 tō-on, Tang reading, on reading of a kanji based on Song dynasty and later Chinese

Kun reading compounds

  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音孔 【おとあな】 tone hole
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 風音 【かざおと】 sound of the wind
  • 音 【おと】 sound, noise, report, note, fame, Chinese-derived character reading
  • 音色 【ねいろ】 tone color, tone colour, tone quality, timbre
  • 弱音 【よわね】 feeble complaint, whine
  • 高音 【こうおん】 high-pitched tone, soprano

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sonido
  • ruido

Portuguese

  • som
  • barulho

French

  • son
  • bruit
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
6 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
402 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
206 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
274 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
962 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
347 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
620 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2570 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43265 Morohashi
2070 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6607 New Nelson (John Haig)
479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
518 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
478 2001 Kanji
5b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-18-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
97f3 Unicode hex code