Jisho

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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

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 趣向 【シュコウ】 plan, idea, design, plot
  • 性向 【セイコウ】 inclination, tendency, nature, character

Kun reading compounds

  • 向く 【むく】 to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.), to face (e.g. east), to look out on, to point to, to be suited to, to be fit for, to go in the direction of, to lean towards (of a feeling)
  • 向いている 【むいている】 to be cut out for (e.g. a job), to be suited (to)
  • 向ける 【むける】 to turn towards, to point
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards
  • 向かうところ敵無し 【むかうところてきなし】 unbeatable, invincible, irresistible
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other

Readings

Japanese names:
こお、 た、 な、 むか、 むかい、 むこう
Chinese:
xiang4
Korean:
hyang, sang

Spanish

  • mirar hacia
  • volverse
  • hacer frente
  • oponerse

Portuguese

  • Aquele lá
  • em frente
  • além de
  • confronta
  • desafia
  • tende para
  • aproximação

French

  • se diriger vers
  • direction
  • en face
  • de l'autre côté
  • éloigné
  • confronter
  • défier
  • approcher
  • avoir tendance
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
278 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
101 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
186 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3301 Morohashi
3052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
712 New Nelson (John Haig)
183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
192 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
849 2001 Kanji
3d3.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code