Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
wall, lining (stomach), fence
Kun:
かべ
On:
ヘキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1037 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 壁 【カベ】 wall, partition, barrier, obstacle, Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 壁画 【ヘキガ】 fresco, mural, wall painting
  • 隔壁 【カクヘキ】 barrier wall, bulkhead, partition, septum, diaphragm
  • 内壁 【ナイヘキ】 inner wall

Kun reading compounds

  • 壁 【かべ】 wall, partition, barrier, obstacle, Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 壁掛け 【かべかけ】 wall-mounted ornament, wall decoration, wall hanging, wall-mounted
  • 白壁 【しらかべ】 white plaster wall, tofu, bean curd
  • 厚い壁 【あついかべ】 hard-to-overcome obstacle, high hurdle, thick wall

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi4
Korean:
byeog

Spanish

  • muro
  • pared

Portuguese

  • parede
  • forro
  • cerca

French

  • mur
  • paroi (estomac)
  • barrière
1780 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1064 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1148 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1369 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
442 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2585 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1029 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
366 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1849 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2515 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1514 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5516 Morohashi
2895 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 New Nelson (John Haig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1826 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3b13.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-13-3 SKIP code
7010.4 Four corner code
1-42-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58c1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hang, suspend, depend, arrive at, tax, pour
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1027 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 掛留 【ケイリュウ】 music suspension

Kun reading compounds

  • 掛ける 【かける】 to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall), to let hang, to suspend (from), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to put on (e.g. a blanket), to put on top of, to cover, to lay, to spread, to put on (glasses, etc.), to wear (a necklace, etc.), to make (a call), to spend (time, money), to expend, to use, to pour (liquid) onto, to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto, to splash, to throw (e.g. water) onto, to turn on (engine, radio, etc.), to set (dial, alarm clock, etc.), to put on (DVD, song, etc.), to use (device, implement, etc.), to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.), to burden (someone), to impose, to multiply (arithmetic operation), to secure (e.g. lock), to take a seat, to sit, to rest (something on something else), to support (something on something else), to bind, to wager, to bet, to risk, to stake, to gamble, to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold (a play, festival, etc.), to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to apply (insurance), to pun (on a word), to use (a word) as a pivot word, to play on words, to be partway doing ..., to begin (but not complete) ..., to be about to ..., to address (someone), to direct (something, to someone), to do (something, to someone)
  • 掛け 【かけ】 credit, money owed on an account, bill, hot noodles in broth, proportion (of wholesale price, as tenths of list price), in the midst of, rest, rack, hanger
  • 掛け金 【かけきん】 installment, instalment, premium, bill
  • 打ち掛け 【うちかけ】 women's bridal robe with trailing skirts worn over a kimono, ending play for the day, leaving a game unfinished (esp. Go)
  • 足掛け 【あしかけ】 leg trip (in sumo, judo, etc.), foothold, pedal, indicates a consecutive period of time incl. incomplete days, etc. at the ends
  • 掛かる 【かかる】 to take (a resource, e.g. time or money), to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk

Readings

Japanese names:
かけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gua4
Korean:
gwae

Spanish

  • colgar
  • suspender
  • enganchar
  • depender

Portuguese

  • pendurar
  • suspender
  • depender
  • chegar
  • imposto

French

  • accrocher
  • suspendre
  • dépendre
  • arriver à
  • taxe
  • verser
1083 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1952 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1362 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1321 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1559 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
896 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
596 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
449 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
681 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12267 Morohashi
493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2214 New Nelson (John Haig)
674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
727 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1436 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5300.0 Four corner code
1-19-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
639b Unicode hex code