Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
favor, blessing, grace, kindness
Kun:
めぐ.むめぐ.み
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
925 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 恵雨 【ケイウ】 welcome rain
  • 恵存 【ケイソン】 message appended to a note accompanying a gift, requesting the recipient to keep the gift at hand
  • 互恵 【ゴケイ】 reciprocity, mutual benefit
  • 慈恵 【ジケイ】 mercy and love
  • 恵 【エ】 wisdom, enlightenment, prajñā (one of the three divisions of the noble eightfold path), wisdom
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 悪知恵 【ワルヂエ】 craft, cunning, guile, serpentine wisdom
  • 付け知恵 【ツケヂエ】 hint, suggestion

Kun reading compounds

  • 恵む 【めぐむ】 to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
  • 恵み 【めぐみ】 blessing, grace
  • 恵みの雨 【めぐみのあめ】 welcome rain, merciful rain, blessed rain, rain after a long dry period
  • 天の恵み 【てんのめぐみ】 God's gift, God's blessing, grace of God, godsend

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 け、 さと、 さとし、 しげ、 へい、 み、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4
Korean:
hye

Spanish

  • favor
  • bendición
  • gracia
  • bondad
  • ser bondadoso
  • favorecer

Portuguese

  • favor
  • benção
  • graça
  • gentileza

French

  • bénéficier de
  • faveur divine
  • grâce
  • gentillesse
1196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
875 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1498 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1077 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10618P Morohashi
2659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 New Nelson (John Haig)
612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1558 2001 Kanji
4k6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
1-23-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6075 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect, provincialism
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code