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
Chinese:
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

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
environs, boundary, border, vicinity
Kun:
あた.りほと.り-べ
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
428 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 辺 【ヘン】 area, vicinity, region, side, edge, circumstances
  • 辺境 【ヘンキョウ】 remote region, frontier (district), border(land)
  • 普遍 【フヘン】 universal, general, ubiquitous, omnipresent
  • どの辺 【ドノヘン】 whereabout, about where, how much

Kun reading compounds

  • 辺り 【あたり】 (in the) neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, nearby, surroundings, around, about, or thereabouts, for instance, say, such as
  • 辺り一面 【あたりいちめん】 all around, as far as the eye can see
  • 御辺 【ごへん】 you
  • 辺 【ほとり】 side (esp. of a waterbody), edge, bank, shore
  • 片辺 【かたほとり】 corner, remote country place

Readings

Japanese names:
なべ
Chinese:
bian1
Korean:
byeon

Spanish

  • alrededores
  • límites
  • vecindad

Portuguese

  • arredores
  • limite
  • borda
  • vizinhança

French

  • environs
  • frontière
  • voisinage
713 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
608 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
580 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
696 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4661 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
270 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
947 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
179 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
789 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
962 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
676 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1916 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2607 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
290 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38710P Morohashi
3029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6011 New Nelson (John Haig)
284 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
455 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2q2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
1-42-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fba Unicode hex code