Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 趣向 【シュコウ】 plan, idea, design, plot
  • 性向 【セイコウ】 inclination, tendency, nature, character

Kun reading compounds

  • 向く 【むく】 to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.), to face (e.g. east), to look out on, to point to, to be suited to, to be fit for, to go in the direction of, to lean towards (of a feeling)
  • 向いている 【むいている】 to be cut out for (e.g. a job), to be suited (to)
  • 向ける 【むける】 to turn towards, to point
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards
  • 向かうところ敵無し 【むかうところてきなし】 unbeatable, invincible, irresistible
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other

Readings

Japanese names:
こお、 た、 な、 むか、 むかい、 むこう
Chinese:
xiang4
Korean:
hyang, sang

Spanish

  • mirar hacia
  • volverse
  • hacer frente
  • oponerse

Portuguese

  • Aquele lá
  • em frente
  • além de
  • confronta
  • desafia
  • tende para
  • aproximação

French

  • se diriger vers
  • direction
  • en face
  • de l'autre côté
  • éloigné
  • confronter
  • défier
  • approcher
  • avoir tendance
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
278 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
101 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
186 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3301 Morohashi
3052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
712 New Nelson (John Haig)
183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
192 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
849 2001 Kanji
3d3.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
1-24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code

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

Chinese:
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