Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
handle, entertain, thresh, strip
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1057 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 扱い 【あつかい】 treatment, service
  • 扱い方 【あつかいかた】 how to manage (e.g. case), how to handle (e.g. machine), way with (e.g. children, animal)
  • 扱う 【あつかう】 to deal with (a person), to treat, to handle, to take care of, to entertain, to deal with (a problem), to handle, to manage, to operate (e.g. a machine), to handle, to work, to deal in, to sell, to cover (a topic), to treat, to discuss, to take up, to treat A as B, to mediate (an argument), to be too much for one, to find unmanageable, to gossip
  • 扱く 【こく】 to thresh, to strip

Readings

Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
geub, sab

Spanish

  • tratar
  • manejar
  • desempeñar

Portuguese

  • cabo
  • entreter
  • debulhar
  • desnudar

French

  • manoeuvrer
  • prendre en main
  • battre
  • arracher
1000 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
840 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1836 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1330 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1335 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1258 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1329 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1266 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
856 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
251 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
697 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11835X Morohashi
217 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2070 New Nelson (John Haig)
690 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
745 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1076 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
5704.7 Four corner code
1-16-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6271 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
Chinese:
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