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

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
rule, follow, based on, model after
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
753 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 則 【ソク】 counter for rules, rule, regulation
  • 即する 【ソクスル】 to conform to, to agree with, to be adapted to, to be based on
  • 反則 【ハンソク】 foul play (sport), breaking the rules, infringement, irregularity
  • 正則 【セイソク】 correct, proper, formal, regular, systematic, normal, invertible (matrix), holomorphic

Kun reading compounds

  • 則る 【のっとる】 to conform to, to be in accordance with, to follow (rule, tradition, example, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
ze2
Korean:
jeug, chig, cheug

Spanish

  • regla
  • norma
  • ley
  • decisión

Portuguese

  • regra
  • seguir
  • basear em
  • ter como modelo

French

  • règlement
  • règle
  • suivre
  • norme
  • loi (science, nature)
666 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
764 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
742 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
855 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4487 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
499 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
362 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
902 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
608 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
618 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
808 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
197 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1311 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
89 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1994 Morohashi
1444 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
487 New Nelson (John Haig)
88 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
92 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
702 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3943 2001 Kanji
7b2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-2 SKIP code
6280.0 Four corner code
34-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5247 Unicode hex code