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
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
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

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 distinguishing oneself, standing out, top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 堡塁 【ホウルイ】 fort, stronghold
  • 堡礁 【ホショウ】 barrier reef
  • 橋頭堡 【キョウトウホ】 bridgehead, beachhead
  • 五稜堡 【ゴリョウホ】 five-sided fort, Pentagon
  • 堡塁 【ホウルイ】 fort, stronghold
  • 海堡 【カイホウ】 breakwater, coast battery
  • 橋頭堡 【キョウトウホ】 bridgehead, beachhead

Readings

Chinese:
bao3, bu3, pu4
Korean:
bo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1107 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3500 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5254 Morohashi
2821 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1050 New Nelson (John Haig)
3b9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-3 SKIP code
2610.4 Four corner code
52-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5821 Unicode hex code