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

9 strokes
Radical:
wind
Parts:
Variants:
wind, air, style, manner
Kun:
かぜかざ-
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
558 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 風格 【フウカク】 personality, style, appearance
  • 逆風 【ギャクフウ】 headwind, adverse wind
  • 作風 【サクフウ】 style (of a work, author, artist, etc.), characteristics
  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 振り 【フリ】 swing, shake, wave, swinging, appearance, behaviour, pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to), going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction, move (dance), postures, lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question), lead up, unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment, counter for swords, blades, etc., not wearing underwear or pants
  • 中風 【チュウフウ】 palsy, paralysis
  • 破風 【ハフ】 gable

Kun reading compounds

  • 風 【かぜ】 wind, breeze, draught, draft, manner, behaviour, behavior, cold, influenza
  • 風邪 【かぜ】 (common) cold, influenza, flu, ague, inflammatory respiratory system illness (in general)
  • 涼風 【りょうふう】 cool breeze, refreshing breeze
  • 西風 【にしかぜ】 west wind

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 え
Chinese:
feng1
Korean:
pung

Spanish

  • viento
  • aire
  • hábito
  • estilo
  • conducta

Portuguese

  • vento
  • ar
  • estilo
  • maneira

French

  • vent
  • air
  • style
  • manière
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
217 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
198 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
246 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5148 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
134 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
278 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
986 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
29 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
465 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
171 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3730 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1908 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
530 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43756 Morohashi
3007 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6663 New Nelson (John Haig)
524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
563 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
316 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
187 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3656 2001 Kanji
2s7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-7 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
1-41-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98a8 Unicode hex code