Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
treasure, wealth, valuables
Kun:
たから
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宝飾 【ホウショク】 jewels and ornaments, jewelry, jewellery
  • 宝庫 【ホウコ】 treasury, treasure house, storehouse, repository, treasure trove, rich source (of)
  • 人間国宝 【ニンゲンコクホウ】 living national treasure
  • 至宝 【シホウ】 greatest treasure, most valuable asset, pride (of)

Kun reading compounds

  • 宝 【たから】 treasure
  • 宝くじ 【たからくじ】 lottery, lottery ticket
  • お宝 【おたから】 treasure, picture of a treasure ship, money, cash
  • 正直は一生の宝 【しょうじきはいっしょうのたから】 honesty is the best policy

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • tesoro
  • bienes de valor

Portuguese

  • tesouro
  • riqueza
  • valores

French

  • trésor
  • richesses
  • objets de valeur
983 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
971 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
661 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1293 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
981 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
465 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
676 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
296 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
296 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
576 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
474 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2764 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
263 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7122 Morohashi
2224 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1320 New Nelson (John Haig)
257 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
273 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
874 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3010.3 Four corner code
1-42-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b9d Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sword, saber, knife
Kun:
かたなそり
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N1
1794 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刀 【カタナ】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet
  • 小刀 【コガタナ】 (small) knife, short sword, small sword
  • 太刀 【タチ】 long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword, straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier), guandao, Chinese glaive

Kun reading compounds

  • 刀 【かたな】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀折れ矢尽きて 【かたなおれやつきて】 having exhausted every available means, having broken one's sword and exhausted one's arrows
  • 一刀 【いっとう】 sword, blade, single stroke
  • 返す刀 【かえすかたな】 attacking one opponent then immediately attacking another
  • 剃刀 【かみそり】 razor
  • オッカムの剃刀 【オッカムのかみそり】 Occam's razor, Ockham's razor

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ち、 と、 わき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • espada

Portuguese

  • espada
  • sabre
  • faca

French

  • épée
  • sabre
  • couteau
289 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
181 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
34 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1088 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
12 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
37 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
441 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3642 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
84 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1845 Morohashi
2926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
448 New Nelson (John Haig)
83 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
87 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
81 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1722.0 Four corner code
1-37-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5200 Unicode hex code