8 strokes
frame, framework, spindle, spool, bounding-box, (kokuji)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
922 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

Kun reading compounds

  • 枠 【わく】 frame, framework, border, box, limit, restriction, quota, category, bracket, class, time slot (in a broadcasting schedule), live stream, live (online) broadcast, spool (of thread), reel
  • 枠組み 【わくぐみ】 frame, framework, outline
  • 型枠 【かたわく】 mold, mould
  • 鋼枠 【こうわく】 steel formwork, steel sets



  • marco
  • armazón
  • rango
  • alcance


  • moldura
  • estrutura
  • carretel
  • cilindro


  • cadre
  • structure
  • bobine
  • bounding box (graph.)
  • (kokuji)
1943 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2047 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2205 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1421 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1907 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2079 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
510 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1082 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1077 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
582 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
204 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14576 Morohashi
866 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2585 New Nelson (John Haig)
200 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
212 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
4a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4494.1 Four corner code
1-47-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67a0 Unicode hex code