Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
this, current, next, coming, last, past
Kun:
これこのここ
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2078 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 此岸 【シガン】 this world, this life

Kun reading compounds

  • 此れ 【これ】 this, this one, this person, now, this point (in time), here, used to stress the subject of a sentence, I, me
  • 此れから 【これから】 from now on, after this, in the future, in future, from here, from this point
  • 此の 【この】 this, last (couple of years, etc.), these, past, this, you (as in "you liar")
  • この間 【このあいだ】 the other day, lately, recently, during this period, meanwhile, in the meantime
  • 此処 【ここ】 here, this place, this point, here, now, these past ... (e.g. three years), these last ..., the next ... (e.g. few days), these next ...
  • ここ一番 【ここいちばん】 the crucial moment, the moment of truth, do-or-die situation, crucial juncture, crucial stage

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ci3
Korean:
cha

Spanish

  • este
  • esto [nk]

Portuguese

French

  • ici
  • celui-ci
  • courant
  • prochain
  • à venir
  • dernier
  • passé
2430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
254 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1017 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
452 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16259 Morohashi
823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 New Nelson (John Haig)
2043 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2m4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2111.0 Four corner code
1-26-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b64 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, provincialism
  • 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】 people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code