Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
tassel, tuft, fringe, bunch, lock (hair), segment (orange), house, room
Kun:
ふさ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
808 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 房 【ボウ】 chamber, room, cell (prison), atrium, home of a monk, monk, Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 坊主 【ボウズ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, close-cropped hair, crew cut, person with a shorn head, boy, sonny, lad, not catching anything (in fishing), the August 20-point card
  • 書房 【ショボウ】 study, library, bookstore, bookshop, publishing company
  • 工房 【コウボウ】 workshop, studio, atelier

Kun reading compounds

  • 房 【ふさ】 tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), fringe, tassel, bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), cluster (of flowers), segment (of a tangerine, etc.), section
  • 房尾巻猿 【ふさおまきざる】 brown capuchin, tufted capuchin (Cebus apella)
  • 一房 【ひとふさ】 one tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), one bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), one cluster (e.g. of flowers), one segment (of a tangerine, etc.), one section

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 のぶ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • racimo
  • manojo
  • casita

Portuguese

  • moita
  • franja
  • punhado
  • mecha (cabelo)
  • gomos (laranja)
  • casa
  • quarto

French

  • pompon
  • touffe
  • frange
  • grappe
  • boucle (cheveu)
  • quartier (orange)
  • épouse
  • chauffage / climatisation
  • maison
  • chambre
1809 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
772 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1819 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1332 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
658 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1082 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1237 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1702 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1087 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11714X Morohashi
1946 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2053 New Nelson (John Haig)
1078 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3045 2001 Kanji
4m4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-7 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-43-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
623f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar
Kun:
むろ
On:
シツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
550 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 室 【シツ】 room, wife (of someone of high rank), scabbard, Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 室長 【シツチョウ】 section chief, laboratory manager, office head, room monitor
  • 同室 【ドウシツ】 same room, sharing a room, occupying the same room
  • 皇室 【コウシツ】 Imperial household

Kun reading compounds

  • 室 【むろ】 greenhouse, icehouse, cellar
  • 室町 【むろまち】 Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
  • 石室 【せきしつ】 stone hut, rock chamber, tomb, stone burial chamber
  • 氷室 【こおりむろ】 ice house, ice room, cold room

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • habitación
  • cuarto
  • caverna
  • guarida
  • gruta

Portuguese

  • quarto
  • apartamento
  • câmara
  • estufa
  • porão

French

  • pièce
  • appartement
  • chambre
  • serre
  • cave
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
136 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
421 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
278 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1183 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
166 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
331 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2802 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
761 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7136 Morohashi
2254 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 New Nelson (John Haig)
754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
1-28-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba4 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
two hands, twenty
Parts:
Variants:
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish, conical cap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
619 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弁 【ベン】 speech, tongue, talk, eloquence, dialect, brogue, accent, bento, Japanese box lunch, petal, valve, Oversight Department, division of the daijokan under the ritsuryo system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
  • 弁解 【ベンカイ】 explanation (e.g. for one's actions), excuse, justification, defense, defence
  • 熱弁 【ネツベン】 impassioned speech, fervent speech
  • 強弁 【キョウベン】 insisting (unreasonably), obstinate insistence

Kun reading compounds

  • 弁える 【わきまえる】 to discern (e.g. right from wrong), to discriminate, to distinguish, to know (manners, one's place, etc.), to understand, to bear in mind

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4
Korean:
byeon, ban

Spanish

  • discurso
  • dialecto
  • distinguir
  • identificar
  • reembolsar
  • pétalo

Portuguese

  • válvula
  • petala
  • trança
  • discurso
  • dialeto
  • discriminação
  • livrar-se de
  • distinguir

French

  • éloquence
  • valve
  • pétale
  • tresse
  • dialecte
  • discernement
  • résoudre
  • distinguer
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
807 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
786 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
793 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
846 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
513 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
275 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2497 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
750 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9588 Morohashi
2004 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 New Nelson (John Haig)
742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
0a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2344.0 Four corner code
1-42-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f01 Unicode hex code