Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
beach
Kun:
きし
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
556 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岸壁 【ガンペキ】 quay, wharf, jetty, steep cliff, cliff wall
  • 岸頭 【ガントウ】 shore, wharf
  • 護岸 【ゴガン】 river dike
  • 対岸 【タイガン】 opposite shore

Kun reading compounds

  • 岸 【きし】 bank, coast, shore
  • 岸辺 【きしべ】 shore, bank (of a body of water)
  • 片岸 【かたぎし】 one bank (of a river)
  • 彼の岸 【かのきし】 nirvana

Readings

Japanese names:
けし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
an4
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • playa
  • costa
  • orilla

Portuguese

  • Praia

French

  • côte
  • rive
  • plage
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
267 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
248 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
847 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
687 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
488 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
941 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1668 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8009 Morohashi
2236 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 New Nelson (John Haig)
1653 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1255 2001 Kanji
3o5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2224.1 Four corner code
1-20-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cb8 Unicode hex code

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