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Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 14000-1000 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 日文 【ひふみ】 Hifumi (script)
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Chinese:
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
1-42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
warehouse, storehouse
Kun:
くら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 庫内 【コナイ】 inside (a refrigerator, warehouse, etc.)
  • 住宅金融公庫 【ジュウタクキンユウコウコ】 Government Housing Loan Corporation
  • 公庫 【コウコ】 finance corporation
  • 蔵 【クラ】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 庫院 【クイン】 kitchen-cum-office of a Zen temple or monastery, where meals are prepared and senior priests have their offices

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 蔵入れ 【くらいれ】 warehousing, storing in a warehouse
  • 神庫 【ほくら】 small shrine, depository for sacred objects

Readings

Chinese:
ku4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • almacén
  • bodega

Portuguese

  • depósito
  • armazém

French

  • entrepôt
  • stock
  • magasin
206 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
275 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
656 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1512 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
582 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
511 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1243 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
589 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3864 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2682 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9330 Morohashi
3112 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 New Nelson (John Haig)
589 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
354 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
3q7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0025.6 Four corner code
1-24-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5eab Unicode hex code