Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
even, flat, peace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 平 【ヘイ】 nth year in the Heisei era (1989.1.8-2019.4.30)
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian era (794-1185)
  • 和平 【ワヘイ】 peace
  • 公平 【コウヘイ】 fairness, impartiality, justice, objectivity
  • 平等 【ビョウドウ】 equality, impartiality, evenness
  • 平等観 【ビョウドウカン】 viewing all things as undifferentiated and equal, non-discriminative thought, contemplation of the equality of all things from the standpoint of emptiness
  • 寛平 【カンピョウ】 Kanpyō era (889.4.27-898.4.26), Kanbyō era
  • 天平 【テンピョウ】 Tenpyō era (729.8.5-749.4.14), Tenbyō era, Tenhei era
  • 平声 【ヒョウショウ】 first tone in old Chinese phonetics, level tone, (of a Japanese accent) having a low, flat tone
  • 平調 【ヒョウジョウ】 (in Japan) 3rd note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. E), (in gagaku) scale similar to the Dorian mode on E

Kun reading compounds

  • 平ら 【たいら】 flat, level, even, smooth, calm, tranquil, placid, composed, stable, relaxed (sitting posture), comfortable, plateau, tableland, plain
  • 平らか 【たいらか】 level, just, peaceful
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平 【ひら】 something broad and flat, common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file, low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private
  • 平泳ぎ 【ひらおよぎ】 breaststroke (swimming)
  • 嘉平次平 【かへいじひら】 hakama fabric made from meisen silk
  • 金平 【かねひら】 Acheilognathus rhombeus (species of cyprinid)

Readings

Japanese names:
たいら、 たら、 はち、 ひ、 ひとし、 へ、 へん
Chinese:
ping2
Korean:
pyeong, pyeon

Spanish

  • llanura
  • liso
  • llano
  • plano
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • até mesmo
  • apartamento
  • paz

French

  • plan(e)
  • plat
  • paix
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
388 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
26 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
203 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
202 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
573 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9167X Morohashi
3478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
98 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1040.9 Four corner code
42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
table
Parts:
Variants:
commonplace, ordinary, mediocre
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1730 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 凡 【ボン】 mediocrity
  • 凡人 【ボンジン】 ordinary person, average person, mediocre person
  • 超凡 【チョウボン】 extraordinary
  • 不凡 【フボン】 uncommon, outstanding
  • 凡例 【ハンレイ】 explanatory notes (at the start of a book), introductory remarks, usage guide (e.g. of a dictionary), legend (on maps, drawings, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 凡そ 【およそ】 about, roughly, approximately, generally, on the whole, as a rule, completely, quite, entirely, altogether, totally, not at all (with neg. verb), outline, gist
  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 all roads lead to Rome

Readings

Japanese names:
なみ、 ひろ、 みな
Chinese:
fan2
Korean:
beom

Spanish

  • mediocre
  • insignificante

Portuguese

  • medíocre

French

  • médiocre
1827 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1507 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
654 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1338 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1084 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
37 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1102 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
467 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3656 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2543 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
62 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1739 Morohashi
2938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 New Nelson (John Haig)
62 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
66 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1013 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3656 2001 Kanji
2s1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
43-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51e1 Unicode hex code