Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 法面 【のりめん】 slope (e.g. of embankment)
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
Kun:
つぼね
On:
キョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
286 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 局 【キョク】 bureau, department, office (e.g. post, telephone), broadcasting station (e.g. television, radio), channel, exchange, affair, situation, game (of go, shogi, etc.)
  • 局員 【キョクイン】 clerk, (bureau, post-office) staff
  • 医局 【イキョク】 medical office (esp. in a hospital), doctor's office
  • 開局 【カイキョク】 opening (of a broadcasting station, post office, bureau, etc.), establishment

Kun reading compounds

  • 局 【つぼね】 court lady, lady-in-waiting (Heian period), separate room in a palace (esp. for a lady) (Heian period), room for a very low class prostitute, very low class prostitute
  • 局女郎 【つぼねじょろう】 prostitute of the lowest class (Edo period)
  • 御局 【おつぼね】 court lady with her own private chamber or office, low-class prostitute (Edo period)

Readings

Chinese:
ju2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • oficina
  • departamento

Portuguese

  • junta
  • escritório
  • caso
  • conclusão
  • dama da corte
  • amante
  • apartamento dela

French

  • local
  • pièce
  • bureau
  • affaire
  • conclusion
  • dame de cour
  • dame d'honneur
  • son appartement à elle
194 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
262 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1384 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
422 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
482 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
514 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
524 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3800 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1075 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7653 Morohashi
3063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1412 New Nelson (John Haig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1147 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
228 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3749 2001 Kanji
3r4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
22-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c40 Unicode hex code