Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
eaves, roof, house, heaven
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
883 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 宇 【ウ】 counter for buildings, roofs, tents, etc.
  • 宇宙 【ウチュウ】 universe, cosmos, space
  • 航宇 【コウウ】 aerospace
  • 堂宇 【ドウウ】 edifice, temple, hall

Readings

Japanese names:
いえ、 たか、 ひろ、 ひろし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • edificio grande
  • cielo
  • sensación

Portuguese

  • Beira de telhado
  • teto
  • casa
  • paraíso

French

  • firmament
  • cieux
  • auvent
  • toit
  • maison
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
811 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
757 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1280 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
459 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
285 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
990 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1027 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1252 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2699 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1672 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7067 Morohashi
2175 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1309 New Nelson (John Haig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1785 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
839 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.1 Four corner code
1-17-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b87 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 14000-1000 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 日文 【ひふみ】 Hifumi (script)
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
1-42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 莫大 【バクダイ】 vast, huge, immense, enormous, colossal, malva nut (Sterculia lychnophora)
  • 莫逆 【バクギャク】 cordial relations
  • 寂寞 【セキバク】 lonely, lonesome, dreary, desolate, deserted, forlorn, loneliness, desolation
  • 索莫 【サクバク】 dreary, bleak, desolate
  • 寂寞 【セキバク】 lonely, lonesome, dreary, desolate, deserted, forlorn, loneliness, desolation
  • 莫斯科 【モスクワ】 Moscow (Russia)
  • 莫臥児 【モウル】 lace, lacing braid, chenille yarn, tinsel, pipe cleaner, fibre, paper, etc. twisted between a pair of wires

Kun reading compounds

  • 勿れ 【なかれ】 must not, do not

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4
Korean:
mag, mo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3954 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1175 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2839 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31078X Morohashi
5057 New Nelson (John Haig)
2105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2242 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k7.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
4443.0 Four corner code
1-39-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83ab Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
square jewel, corner, angle, edge
On:
ケイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 圭角 【ケイカク】 rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness, edges (of a gem)
  • 圭璧 【ケイヘキ】 ritual jades worn by feudal lords in ancient China
  • 刀圭 【トウケイ】 doctor
  • 尖形 【センケイ】 pointed, pointy, acuminate
  • 圭角 【ケイカク】 rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness, edges (of a gem)
  • 圭璧 【ケイヘキ】 ritual jades worn by feudal lords in ancient China

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 きよ、 たま、 よし、 かど、 きよし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gui1
Korean:
gyu

Spanish

  • joya cuadrada de la Antigua China

Portuguese

French

  • joyau carré
  • angle
  • coin
1052 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1928 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
267 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2042 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
157 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4887 Morohashi
2165 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
973 New Nelson (John Haig)
155 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3b3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
4010.4 Four corner code
1-23-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
572d Unicode hex code