Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 東洋 【トウヨウ】 the East, the Orient, (East) Asia, Japan
  • 東西 【トウザイ】 east and west, Orient and Occident, East and West, ladies and gentlemen!, your attention, please!, roll-up, roll-up
  • 関東 【カントウ】 Kantō, region consisting of Tokyo and surrounding prefectures, Kantō, north-eastern half of Japan (during the feudal era)
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東西 【とうざい】 east and west, Orient and Occident, East and West, ladies and gentlemen!, your attention, please!, roll-up, roll-up
  • 犬が西向きゃ尾は東 【いぬがにしむきゃおはひがし】 that goes without saying, water is wet, when a dog turns west, its tail turns east

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こち、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
1-37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
capital, 10**16
Kun:
みやこ
On:
キョウケイキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
74 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京都 【キョウト】 Kyoto (city, prefecture)
  • 上京 【ジョウキョウ】 going (up) to the capital, going to Tokyo
  • 帰京 【キキョウ】 returning (home) to Tokyo, returning to the capital
  • 京 【キョウ】 imperial capital (esp. Kyoto), final word of an iroha poem, 10^16, 10,000,000,000,000,000, ten quadrillion
  • 京葉 【ケイヨウ】 Tokyo and Chiba
  • 英京 【エイキョウ】 British capital, London
  • キン族 【キンゾク】 Kinh (people), Vietnamese (people)
  • 南京 【ナンキン】 Nanjing (China), Nanking, pumpkin, squash, Chinese, Southeast Asian, foreign, rare, precious, cute

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital), seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 長岡京 【ながおかきょう】 Nagaoka-kyō (capital of Japan 784-794), Nagaokakyō (city)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • capital

Portuguese

  • capital
  • 10 elevado a 16

French

  • capitale
  • 10**16
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
110 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
99 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
16 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
172 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
109 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
663 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
189 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
233 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
39 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2546 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
299 Morohashi
2052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 New Nelson (John Haig)
312 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
334 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
303 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
157 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
441 2001 Kanji
2j6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
0090.6 Four corner code
1-21-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eac Unicode hex code