Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
bridge
Kun:
はし
On:
キョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
553 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 橋 【キョウ】 pons (pontes), pons Varolii, pontine, part of the brain stem (links the medulla oblongata and cerebellum with the midbrain)
  • 橋脚 【キョウキャク】 bridge pier, pontoon bridge
  • 桟橋 【サンバシ】 wharf, bridge, jetty, pier
  • 石橋 【イシバシ】 stone bridge

Kun reading compounds

  • 橋 【はし】 bridge
  • 橋渡し 【はしわたし】 bridge building, mediation, go-between, intermediary, (through the) good offices (of someone)
  • 舟橋 【ふなはし】 pontoon
  • 浮き橋 【うきはし】 floating bridge, pontoon bridge

Readings

Japanese names:
ばせ
Chinese:
qiao2
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • puente

Portuguese

  • ponte

French

  • pont
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277 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
272 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
443 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
645 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
597 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1116 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
436 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15526 Morohashi
1078 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2879 New Nelson (John Haig)
429 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
460 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
437 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1849 2001 Kanji
4a12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
4292.7 Four corner code
22-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a4b Unicode hex code