Jisho

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4 strokes
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

Speed

Stroke order

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
  • 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
  • 文句 【モンク】 complaint, grumbling, objection, phrase, words, expression
  • 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. 10000-300 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
  • 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
42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
desk, table
Kun:
つくえ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1671 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 机上 【キジョウ】 on the desk, theoretical, academic, armchair (e.g. plan), desktop, paper, not yet implemented
  • 机下 【キカ】 word of respect added to the addressee's name on a letter, under the desk
  • 明窓浄机 【メイソウジョウキ】 dustless desk by a well-lit window, well-lit and clean study conducive to learning

Kun reading compounds

  • 机 【つくえ】 desk
  • 机に向かう 【つくえにむかう】 to sit at a desk (to study), to set to work on revision, homework, etc.
  • 片袖机 【かたそでづくえ】 desk with a tier of drawers on one side
  • 八足の机 【やつあしのつくえ】 eight-legged table (used as a stand for religious offerings, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gwe

Spanish

  • mesa
  • escritorio

Portuguese

  • mesa
  • escrivaninha

French

  • bureau
  • table
845 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1610 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2174 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1785 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
618 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1305 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1384 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
38 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1068 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1014 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
726 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
214 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14435 Morohashi
820 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2543 New Nelson (John Haig)
210 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
223 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
842 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1857 2001 Kanji
4a2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
4791.0 Four corner code
20-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
673a Unicode hex code