Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof, unreasonable, perverse
Kun:
よこ
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
480 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 横断 【オウダン】 crossing, traversing, traversing horizontally, passing west to east (or east to west), cutting horizontally
  • 横行 【オウコウ】 walking sideways, staggering, striding, being rampant, being widespread, being prevalent
  • 専横 【センオウ】 arbitrariness, despotism, high-handedness, tyranny
  • 正横 【セイオウ】 abeam

Kun reading compounds

  • 横 【よこ】 horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down, side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth, side (of a box, etc.), beside, aside, next to, unconnected
  • 横切る 【よこぎる】 to cross (e.g. road), to traverse
  • 真横 【まよこ】 (right at the) side, just beside
  • 縦中横 【たてちゅうよこ】 using horizontal characters in vertical writing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
heng2, heng4
Korean:
hoeng

Spanish

  • lateral
  • lado
  • horizontal
  • egoísta
  • incorrecto
  • costado

Portuguese

  • De lado
  • lado
  • horizontal
  • largura
  • trama (tecidos)

French

  • latéral
  • côté
  • horizontal
  • largeur
  • trame (tissu)
355 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
255 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
235 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
297 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2361 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
470 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
644 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2301 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
781 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
795 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1111 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1350 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1767 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15484P Morohashi
1066 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2854 New Nelson (John Haig)
1751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1888 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
432 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1861 2001 Kanji
4a11.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-11 SKIP code
4498.6 Four corner code
1-18-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a2a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Variants:
severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 断 【ダン】 decision, judgment, resolution
  • 断水 【ダンスイ】 suspension of water supply, water outage
  • 判断 【ハンダン】 judgment, judgement, decision, conclusion, adjudication, divination, judgement
  • 診断 【シンダン】 diagnosis, medical examination

Kun reading compounds

  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up
  • 断る 【ことわる】 to refuse, to reject, to dismiss, to turn down, to decline, to inform, to give notice, to tell in advance, to ask leave, to excuse oneself (from)
  • 断るまでもなく 【ことわるまでもなく】 needless to say

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan4
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • cortar
  • interrumpir
  • rehusar
  • declinar
  • rechazar

Portuguese

  • desligamento
  • decadência
  • recusa
  • pedir desculpas
  • avisar
  • despedir
  • proíbir
  • decisão
  • julgamento
  • incisivo

French

  • refus
  • décliner
  • rupture
  • excuses
  • prévenir
  • rejeter
  • interdire
  • décision
  • jugement
  • trancher
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
773 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
750 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
493 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
606 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
594 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1669 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1024 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1063 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
955 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1885 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1001 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13557 Morohashi
1492 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1136 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1218 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
6b5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2272.1 Four corner code
1-35-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65ad Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面倒 【メンドウ】 trouble, bother, trouble, difficulty, care, attention
  • 真正面 【マショウメン】 directly opposite, right in front
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面白い 【おもしろい】 interesting, fascinating, intriguing, enthralling, amusing, funny, comical, enjoyable, fun, entertaining, pleasant, agreeable, good, satisfactory, favourable, desirable, encouraging
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面汚し 【つらよごし】 disgrace, shame
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code