9 strokes
mouth, opening
goods, refinement, dignity, article, counter for meal courses
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
225 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 品 【ヒン】 elegance, grace, refinement, class, dignity, article, item, counter for items (of food, etc.), counter for dishes or courses (at a restaurant)
  • 品位 【ヒンイ】 dignity, grace, nobility, grade, quality, fineness, carat, karat
  • 小品 【ショウヒン】 short piece (of music, writing), small work (painting, sculpture, etc.), literary sketch, essay, small article, small item
  • 遺品 【イヒン】 things left (to one) by the deceased, inherited item, estate, memento, keepsake, lost item, lost property
  • 品 【ホン】 court rank, level, grade, chapter, section, volume
  • 品題 【ホンダイ】 chapter title, section title, volume title
  • 九品 【クホン】 nine levels of Amitabha's Pure Land, Amitabha's Pure Land, nine-tiered lotus leaf platform in Amitabha's Pure Land

Kun reading compounds

  • 品 【しな】 article, item, thing, goods, stock, quality, flirtatiousness, coquetry
  • 品目 【ひんもく】 item, commodity, list of articles
  • 一品 【いっぴん】 item, article, dish, course, finest item
  • 極め付きの品 【きわめつきのしな】 article of certified genuineness


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • producto
  • artículo
  • bienes


  • bens
  • refinamento
  • dignidade
  • artigo
  • sufixo para contagem de para pratos de refeição


  • marchandise
  • dignité
  • raffinement
  • article
  • compteur de plats
311 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
405 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
382 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
138 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
146 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
916 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
230 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
230 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
683 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
328 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2795 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1437 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
23 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3581 Morohashi
2248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
792 New Nelson (John Haig)
23 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
23 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
372 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
345 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
6066.0 Four corner code
1-41-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54c1 Unicode hex code