Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
constitution, law
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
551 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 憲章 【ケンショウ】 charter
  • 憲政 【ケンセイ】 constitutional government, exemplary government, excellent government
  • 違憲 【イケン】 unconstitutionality
  • 改憲 【カイケン】 constitutional change, revising the constitution

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
heon

Spanish

  • regulación
  • ley
  • norma
  • funcionario

Portuguese

  • Constituição
  • lei

French

  • constitution
  • loi
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
863 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
852 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
943 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1342 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
622 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1322 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2562 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
787 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
803 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3001 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1533 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1568 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11269P Morohashi
2368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1988 New Nelson (John Haig)
1554 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
429 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
991 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
758 2001 Kanji
3m13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
3033.6 Four corner code
1-23-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61b2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code