Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Kun:
さまさん
On:
ヨウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
493 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 様 【ヨウ】 appearing ..., looking ..., way to ..., method of ...ing, form, style, design, like, similar to, thing (thought or spoken)
  • 様式 【ヨウシキ】 style, form, pattern
  • 文様 【モンヨウ】 pattern, design
  • 一様 【イチヨウ】 uniform, equal, even, the same, identical, common, ordinary, usual

Kun reading compounds

  • 様 【さま】 Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., makes words more polite (usu. in fixed expressions), state, situation, appearance
  • 様変わり 【さまがわり】 changing completely, transformation
  • 殿様 【とのさま】 lord, nobleman, daimyo, dignitary, master, man brought up away from the world, arrogant man with little knowledge of the ways of the world
  • ご馳走様 【ごちそうさま】 thank you (for the meal), that was a delicious meal, thank you (for displaying lovey-dovey behaviour)
  • 唐行きさん 【からゆきさん】 karayuki-san, young Japanese women who were sent to work (mainly as prostitutes) in foreign countries, esp. in Southeast Asia (Meiji to early Showa)
  • 愛様 【いとさん】 daughter (of a good family)

Readings

Chinese:
yang4
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • forma
  • manera
  • situación
  • estilo
  • señor
  • señora
  • srta.

Portuguese

  • Senhor
  • estilo
  • modos
  • sufixo polido para senhor.

French

  • Monsieur, Madame
  • apparence
  • manière
  • sorte
  • état
  • suffixe de politesse
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
430 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
407 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
472 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
309 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
641 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
403 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1110 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
969 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
942 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15352P Morohashi
1052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2821 New Nelson (John Haig)
933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1003 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
216 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
429 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1842 2001 Kanji
4a10.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
45-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
69d8 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Chinese:
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code