7 strokes
map, drawing, plan, extraordinary, audacious
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
539 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 図 【ズ】 drawing, picture, diagram, figure, illustration, chart, graph, map, sight, scene
  • 図鑑 【ズカン】 pictorial book, picture book, illustrated reference book, identification manual, field guide
  • 一途 【イチズ】 wholehearted, earnest, determined, intent, single-minded, straightforward, devoted to, doing nothing but
  • 構図 【コウズ】 composition (of painting), structural outline, compositional arrangement
  • 図書館 【トショカン】 library
  • 図書 【トショ】 books
  • 異図 【イト】 treasonable intent
  • 隠された意図 【カクサレタイト】 hidden agenda

Kun reading compounds

  • 図る 【はかる】 to plan, to attempt, to devise, to plot, to conspire, to scheme, to aim for, to strive for, to work towards, to seek, to deceive, to trick, to take in


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • dibujo
  • ilustración
  • consulta
  • estrategia
  • planear
  • diseñar


  • mapa
  • desenho
  • plano
  • inesperado
  • acidentalmente


  • carte
  • dessin
  • plan
  • inattendu
  • accidentellement
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