Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
container, open mouth
Parts:
Variants:
box (archaic)
Kun:
はこい.れる
On:
カン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1781 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 函蓋 【カンガイ】 box and cover
  • 函渠 【カンキョ】 drain with an oblong cross-section
  • 製函 【セイカン】 (cardboard) box manufacture
  • 経函 【キョウカン】 sutra box

Kun reading compounds

  • 箱 【はこ】 box, case, chest, package, pack, crate, car (of a train, etc.), shamisen case, shamisen, public building, community building, man who carries a geisha's shamisen, receptacle for human waste, feces (faeces), counter for boxes (or boxed objects)
  • 函館 【はこだて】 Hakodate (city in Hokkaido)
  • 入れる 【いれる】 to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to install (e.g. software), to set (a jewel, etc.), to ink in (e.g. tattoo), to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire, to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to, to include, to pay (one's rent, etc.), to cast (a vote), to make (tea, coffee, etc.), to turn on (a switch, etc.), to send (a fax), to call

Readings

Chinese:
han2
Korean:
ham

Spanish

  • caja

Portuguese

French

  • coffre
1503 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
49 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1232 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3724 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1921 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1826 Morohashi
3001 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
446 New Nelson (John Haig)
1902 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2051 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2b6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
3-2-7 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
1-40-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51fd Unicode hex code