Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
Kun:
つぼね
On:
キョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
286 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 局 【キョク】 bureau, department, office (e.g. post, telephone), broadcasting station (e.g. television, radio), channel, exchange, affair, situation, game (of go, shogi, etc.)
  • 局員 【キョクイン】 clerk, (bureau, post-office) staff
  • 医局 【イキョク】 medical office (esp. in a hospital), doctor's office
  • 開局 【カイキョク】 opening (of a broadcasting station, post office, bureau, etc.), establishment

Kun reading compounds

  • 局 【つぼね】 court lady, lady-in-waiting (Heian period), separate room in a palace (esp. for a lady) (Heian period), room for a very low class prostitute, very low class prostitute
  • 局女郎 【つぼねじょろう】 prostitute of the lowest class (Edo period)
  • 御局 【おつぼね】 court lady with her own private chamber or office, low-class prostitute (Edo period)

Readings

Chinese:
ju2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • oficina
  • departamento

Portuguese

  • junta
  • escritório
  • caso
  • conclusão
  • dama da corte
  • amante
  • apartamento dela

French

  • local
  • pièce
  • bureau
  • affaire
  • conclusion
  • dame de cour
  • dame d'honneur
  • son appartement à elle
194 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
422 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
482 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
514 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
524 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3800 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1075 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7653 Morohashi
3063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1412 New Nelson (John Haig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1147 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
228 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3749 2001 Kanji
3r4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
22-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c40 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面会 【メンカイ】 meeting (face-to-face), interview
  • 平面 【ヘイメン】 level surface, plane
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面影 【おもかげ】 face, looks, vestiges, trace
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面当て 【つらあて】 spiteful remarks
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Chinese:
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code