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

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 波 【ハ】 counter for waves (of a repeated occurrence)
  • 波及 【ハキュウ】 spread, extension, influence, aftereffect, ripple
  • 低周波 【テイシュウハ】 low frequency
  • 横波 【ヨコナミ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Chinese:
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
1-39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code