Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
ridgepole, ridge
Kun:
むねむな-
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1406 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 棟 【トウ】 large building, building with a long roof, counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
  • 棟梁 【トウリョウ】 central figure, pillar (e.g. of the nation), mainstay, chief support, leader, chief, boss, leader, head, master carpenter, beams and ridge supports of a roof
  • 病棟 【ビョウトウ】 (hospital) ward
  • 上棟 【ジョウトウ】 raising the ridgepole

Kun reading compounds

  • 棟 【むね】 ridge (of roof), back of a sword, counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
  • 棟上げ 【むねあげ】 ridgepole-raising, setting up of the framework of a house
  • 別棟 【べつむね】 separate building, outbuilding, outhouse
  • 大棟 【おおむね】 top ridge of a roof, main ridge of a roof

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • alero de tejado

Portuguese

  • Trave horizontal
  • sulcar

French

  • faîte
  • bâtiment
1653 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2299 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1440 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1627 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1495 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1533 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1104 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
678 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
517 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14949 Morohashi
991 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 New Nelson (John Haig)
505 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
544 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1553 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4599.6 Four corner code
1-37-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68df Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tree, wood
Kun:
こ-
On:
ボクモク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 木石 【ボクセキ】 trees and stones, unfeeling person
  • 木刀 【ボクトウ】 wooden sword
  • 土木 【ドボク】 engineering works, civil engineering, public works
  • 雑木 【ゾウキ】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees
  • 木 【モク】 Thursday, wood (first of the five elements)
  • 木曜日 【モクヨウビ】 Thursday
  • 水木 【スイモク】 Wednesday and Thursday
  • 火水木 【カスイモク】 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Kun reading compounds

  • 木 【き】 tree, shrub, bush, wood, timber
  • 木綿 【もめん】 cotton (material), red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)
  • 接ぎ木 【つぎき】 grafting
  • 雑木 【ぞうき】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 も、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog, mo

Spanish

  • árbol
  • madera

Portuguese

  • árvore
  • madeira

French

  • arbre
  • bois (matière)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
69 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
17 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
60 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
109 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
22 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1045 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2149 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
199 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14415 Morohashi
3450 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2531 New Nelson (John Haig)
195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
255 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
36 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4090.0 Four corner code
1-44-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6728 Unicode hex code