12 strokes
ten, complete
Dr., command, esteem, win acclaim, Ph.D., exposition, fair
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
794 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 博 【ハク】 doctor, PhD, exposition, fair, exhibition
  • 博物 【ハクブツ】 natural history, wide learning, broad area of learning
  • 文博 【ブンハク】 doctor of literature
  • 医博 【イハク】 doctor of medicine, MD
  • 博 【ハク】 doctor, PhD, exposition, fair, exhibition
  • 博徒 【バクト】 gambler
  • 賭博 【トバク】 gambling
  • 伝助賭博 【デンスケトバク】 deceptive betting game (such as the shell game), street fraud, trickery, densuke, roulette-like deceptive street gambling


Japanese names:
ぐれ、 と、 はか、 ひろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • Dr. (doctorado, Ph.D.)
  • exposición
  • feria
  • estima
  • ovación
  • vencedor por aclamación


  • Dr.
  • comando
  • estima
  • vencedor por aclamação
  • Ph.D.
  • exposição
  • feira


  • docteur
  • ovation
  • estimé
  • exposition
  • foire
  • gain
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