15 strokes
signpost, seal, mark, stamp, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, target
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
686 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 標 【ヒョウ】 mark, sign, target, plain wood showing the seating order of officials at court, nameplate
  • 標高 【ヒョウコウ】 elevation, height above sea level
  • 商標 【ショウヒョウ】 trademark
  • 登録商標 【トウロクショウヒョウ】 registered trademark

Kun reading compounds

  • 導 【しるべ】 guidance, guide
  • 印 【しるし】 mark, sign, symbol, emblem, badge, crest, flag, evidence, proof, token (of gratitude, affection, etc.)
  • 標旗 【ひょうき】 identification, marking flag


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • marca
  • signo
  • modelo


  • Sinal de tráfego
  • carimbo
  • marca
  • selo
  • sinal impresso
  • símbolo
  • emblema
  • marca registrada
  • evidência
  • lembrança
  • alvo


  • panneau
  • sceau
  • marque
  • tampon
  • empreinte
  • symbole
  • emblème
  • évidence
  • souvenir
  • cible
704 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
599 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
571 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
776 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
858 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
642 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2298 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
923 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
945 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1200 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1114 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1347 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1622 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15442 Morohashi
1064 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2852 New Nelson (John Haig)
1608 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1734 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
628 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1841 2001 Kanji
4a11.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-11 SKIP code
4199.1 Four corner code
1-41-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a19 Unicode hex code