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

Speed

Stroke order

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

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
plank, board, plate, stage
Kun:
いた
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
926 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 板門店 【パンムンジョム】 Panmunjon (Korea), Joint Security Area (Korean Demilitarized Zone)
  • 版画 【ハンガ】 woodcut, woodblock print, art print
  • 合板 【ゴウハン】 veneer board, plywood, joint publication
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate
  • 版木 【ハンギ】 (printing) block, woodcut
  • 板金 【バンキン】 sheet metal, metal plate
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate
  • 降板 【コウバン】 leaving the mound, being knocked out, resignation, stepping down, withdrawing

Kun reading compounds

  • 板 【いた】 board, plank, sheet (of metal), plate (of glass), pane, slab, cutting board, chopping board, chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine), cook, stage (i.e. at a theatre)
  • 板ガラス 【いたガラス】 plate glass, sheet glass
  • まな板 【まないた】 chopping board, cutting board
  • 厚板 【あついた】 plank, thick board, plate glass, heavy metal sheet (esp. welding), heavy brocaded obi

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • tabla
  • tablero
  • placa

Portuguese

  • prancha
  • junta
  • prato
  • estágio

French

  • planche
  • plaque
  • panneau
  • stade
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
373 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
709 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
468 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
632 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1047 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1090 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
987 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1079 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1067 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
732 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14518 Morohashi
858 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2595 New Nelson (John Haig)
724 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
781 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1867 2001 Kanji
4a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4194.7 Four corner code
1-40-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677f Unicode hex code