Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
403 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 張 【チョウ】 Chinese "Extended Net" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for objects with stretched strings (i.e. bows, kotos), curtains, papers, etc.
  • 張本人 【チョウホンニン】 originator, ringleader, perpetrator, main culprit, person responsible
  • 海外出張 【カイガイシュッチョウ】 overseas business trip
  • 伸張 【シンチョウ】 expansion, extension, elongation, stretching, uncompression

Kun reading compounds

  • 張る 【はる】 to stick, to paste, to affix, to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten, to put up (tent), to form (e.g. ice on a pond), to fill, to swell, to stick out, to put, to slap, to be expensive, to keep a watch on, to be on the lookout, to become one tile away from completion, to span, to generate

Readings

Japanese names:
はり、 わり
Chinese:
zhang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • expansión
  • ensanchamiento
  • exageración
  • ensanchar
  • hinchar
  • desplegar

Portuguese

  • alongar
  • sufixo para contagem de para arcos & instrumentos de corda
  • esticar
  • espalhar
  • erguer (tenda)

French

  • allonger
  • étirer
  • étaler
  • compteur d'arcs et instruments à cordes
  • monter (tente)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
775 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
752 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
462 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
516 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
1106 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
573 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9812 Morohashi
474 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 New Nelson (John Haig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2071 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
744 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3565 2001 Kanji
3h8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1123.2 Four corner code
36-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f35 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shape, form, style
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 形 【ケイ】 form, tense, adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)
  • 形式 【ケイシキ】 form (as opposed to substance), formality, method, system, style, format, mode, appearance, form (something takes), math expression
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique
  • 体形 【タイケイ】 form, figure
  • 形相 【ギョウソウ】 look (esp. an angry or upset look), expression
  • 奇形 【キケイ】 deformity, malformation, strange shape, unusual shape
  • 大仰 【オオギョウ】 exaggeration

Kun reading compounds

  • 形 【かた】 shape, appearance, collateral, obverse of an old "zeni" coin
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 借金のカタ 【しゃっきんのカタ】 security for a loan, collateral
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 形作る 【かたちづくる】 to form, to shape, to make, to mold, to mould, to build up
  • 顔かたち 【かおかたち】 features, looks
  • 姿形 【すがたかたち】 appearance, figure, shape, form
  • 形 【なり】 style, way, shape, form, appearance, state
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance
  • 生成り 【きなり】 unbleached cloth, unbleached colour (color), unbleached, undyed
  • 二形 【ふたなり】 hermaphrodite, androgyny, hermaphroditism

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • forma
  • figura
  • tipo

Portuguese

  • forma
  • formulário
  • estilo

French

  • forme
  • style
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
104 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1589 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
395 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1050 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9969 Morohashi
846 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 New Nelson (John Haig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3260 2001 Kanji
3j4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1242.2 Four corner code
23-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f62 Unicode hex code