Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
linen, cloth, spread, distribute
Kun:
ぬのし.くきれ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
877 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 布 【ヌノ】 cloth, bujian (spade-shaped bronze coin of ancient China)
  • 布教 【フキョウ】 propagation (e.g. a religion), proselytizing, missionary work
  • 麻布 【アサヌノ】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 公布 【コウフ】 official proclamation, announcement, promulgation (e.g. of regulations)
  • 布衣 【ホイ】 linen kariginu, (during the Edo period) plain kariginu
  • 布衣始 【ホウイハジメ】 ceremony in which an abdicated emperor puts on informal court clothes (e.g. kariginu, eboshi)

Kun reading compounds

  • 布 【ぬの】 cloth, bujian (spade-shaped bronze coin of ancient China)
  • 布地 【ぬのじ】 cloth, fabric
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 磨き布 【みがきぬの】 polishing cloth
  • 敷く 【しく】 to spread out, to lay out, to take a position, to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
  • 布地 【ぬのじ】 cloth, fabric
  • ボロ切れ 【ボロきれ】 old cloth, rag

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 の、 ほ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • paño
  • tela
  • difusión

Portuguese

  • Linho
  • pano

French

  • linge
706 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
799 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
778 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
749 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1468 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
737 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
494 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
170 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
675 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
688 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
887 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
557 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1886 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2566 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8778 Morohashi
2973 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1548 New Nelson (John Haig)
405 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
433 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
653 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
3f2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-41-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e03 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
garment, clothes, dressing
Kun:
ころもきぬ-ぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 衣 【キヌ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 衣装 【イショウ】 clothing, costume, outfit, garment, dress
  • 着衣 【チャクイ】 clothes (that one is wearing), wearing clothes
  • 脱衣 【ダツイ】 undressing, taking off one's clothes
  • 衣鉢 【イハツ】 mysteries of one's master's art, robes and a bowl (monk's key possessions auctioned off at his funeral), transmission of the dharma from master to disciple (in Zen)
  • 衣紋 【エモン】 dress, clothes, drapery
  • 着衣 【チャクイ】 clothes (that one is wearing), wearing clothes
  • 衣替え 【コロモガエ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look

Kun reading compounds

  • 衣 【ころも】 clothes, garment, gown, robe, coating (e.g. glaze, batter, icing)
  • 衣替え 【ころもがえ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look
  • 砂糖の衣 【さとうのころも】 frosting (e.g. on a cake), icing
  • 紅葉の衣 【もみじのころも】 comparing beautiful autumn leaves to a garment
  • 衣 【きぬ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 如月 【きさらぎ】 second month of the lunar calendar

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1, yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • prenda
  • ropas
  • vestidos

Portuguese

  • vestuário
  • roupas
  • vestindo

French

  • vêtement
  • habillement
341 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
444 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1019 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4214 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
605 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
878 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
520 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
889 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2506 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1270 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34091 Morohashi
2013 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5420 New Nelson (John Haig)
396 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
423 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
5e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
1-16-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8863 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
commence, begin
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 始発 【シハツ】 first departure (of the day), first train, first bus, departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
  • 始業 【シギョウ】 start of work, commencement, opening
  • 年始 【ネンシ】 beginning of the year, new year, New Year's call, New Year's greetings
  • 創始 【ソウシ】 creation, founding, initiating

Kun reading compounds

  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 始まる 【はじまる】 to begin, to start, to commence, to happen (again), to begin (anew), to date (from), to originate (in)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • comenzar
  • empezar
  • empezar (trans.)
  • empezar (intrans.)

Portuguese

  • iniciar
  • começar

French

  • commencer
  • débuter
225 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
304 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
288 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1092 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
494 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
503 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
439 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
335 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
755 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6166 Morohashi
281 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 New Nelson (John Haig)
747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
299 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4346.0 Four corner code
1-27-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59cb Unicode hex code