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

5 strokes
Radical:
tile
Parts:
tile, gram
Kun:
かわらぐらむ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1850 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瓦斯 【ガス】 gas (as a fuel), gas (state of matter), poison gas, dense fog, thick fog, gas stove, gas cooker, gas range, gasoline, gas, petrol, flatulence, gas, wind, fart, gassed yarn
  • 瓦礫 【ガレキ】 rubble, debris, wreckage, tiles and pebbles, trash, rubbish
  • 煉瓦 【レンガ】 brick
  • 鞍橋 【クラボネ】 saddle tree

Kun reading compounds

  • 瓦 【かわら】 roof tile
  • 瓦状 【かわらがさね】 imbricate, tegular, overlapping
  • 瓦 【グラム】 gram, gramme

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wa3, wa4
Korean:
wa

Spanish

  • teja

Portuguese

French

  • tuile
  • gramme
2977 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
201 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1216 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1040 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21438 Morohashi
3476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3690 New Nelson (John Haig)
1031 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1108 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1071.7 Four corner code
1011.7 Four corner code
1-20-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74e6 Unicode hex code