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
24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
exchange, spare, substitute, per-
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
979 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 移替 【イタイ】 changing (person in charge, etc.), shifting
  • 衰替 【スイタイ】 weakening, declining

Kun reading compounds

  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch

Readings

Japanese names:
かえ
Chinese:
ti4
Korean:
che

Spanish

  • cambio
  • sustitución
  • intercambio
  • cambiar
  • sustituir
  • intercambiar
  • convertir

Portuguese

  • troca
  • reserva
  • substituto
  • por-

French

  • substituer
  • remplacer
  • échanger
1548 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
849 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2140 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1398 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
611 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
744 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
757 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
375 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1001 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1780 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
850 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14300 Morohashi
2783 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2486 New Nelson (John Haig)
842 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
905 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1547 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
5560.3 Four corner code
34-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66ff Unicode hex code