Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
circumference, circuit, lap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
562 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 周 【シュウ】 Zhou dynasty (China, approx. 1046-256 BCE), Chou dynasty, perimeter, counter for laps or circuits
  • 周囲 【シュウイ】 surroundings, environs, circumference
  • 円周 【エンシュウ】 circumference
  • 外周 【ガイシュウ】 outer circumference

Kun reading compounds

  • 周り 【まわり】 circumference, girth, surroundings, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, people surrounding oneself, surrounding circumstances
  • 周りの目 【まわりのめ】 how others look at you, what others think about you

Readings

Japanese names:
あまね、 しゅ、 す、 ちか、 のり、 ひろ、 びび、 まこと
Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • circunferencia
  • vuelta
  • alrededores
  • difundir

Portuguese

  • circunferência
  • circuito
  • volta

French

  • circonférence
  • tour
  • alentours
632 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
504 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
694 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
409 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
736 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
91 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
558 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
324 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3720 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2585 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
323 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3441P Morohashi
2998 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
768 New Nelson (John Haig)
317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
339 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
507 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2r6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-28-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5468 Unicode hex code

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
environs, boundary, border, vicinity
Kun:
あた.りほと.り-べ
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
428 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 辺 【ヘン】 area, vicinity, region, side, edge, circumstances
  • 辺境 【ヘンキョウ】 remote region, frontier (district), border(land)
  • 普遍 【フヘン】 universal, general, ubiquitous, omnipresent
  • どの辺 【ドノヘン】 whereabout, about where, how much

Kun reading compounds

  • 辺り 【あたり】 (in the) neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, nearby, surroundings, around, about, or thereabouts, for instance, say, such as
  • あたり一面 【あたりいちめん】 whole area, surrounding area, all around, everywhere, all over the place
  • 御辺 【ごへん】 you
  • 辺 【ほとり】 side (esp. of a waterbody), edge, bank, shore
  • 片辺 【かたほとり】 corner, remote country place

Readings

Japanese names:
なべ
Chinese:
bian1
Korean:
byeon

Spanish

  • alrededores
  • límites
  • vecindad

Portuguese

  • arredores
  • limite
  • borda
  • vizinhança

French

  • environs
  • frontière
  • voisinage
713 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
608 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
580 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
696 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4661 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
270 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
947 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
179 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
789 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
962 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
676 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1916 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
290 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38710P Morohashi
3029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6011 New Nelson (John Haig)
284 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
455 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2q2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
1-42-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fba Unicode hex code