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

4 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)
Kun:
か.けるか.く
On:
ケツケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
860 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欠 【ケツ】 lack, deficiency, vacancy
  • 欠員 【ケツイン】 vacancy, vacant position
  • 補欠 【ホケツ】 filling a vacancy, supplementation, substitute, deputy, alternate, spare
  • 出欠 【シュッケツ】 presence or absence, attendance (e.g. when taking a rollcall)
  • 欠伸 【アクビ】 yawn, yawning, kanji "yawning" radical (radical 76)
  • 欠缺 【ケンケツ】 lacuna, gap where something is lacked

Kun reading compounds

  • 欠ける 【かける】 to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken, to be lacking, to be missing, to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward, (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse
  • 欠く 【かく】 to chip, to nick, to break, to crack, to lack
  • 欠くことができない 【かくことができない】 indispensable, essential, necessary

Readings

Chinese:
qian4
Korean:
heum, gam, gyeol

Spanish

  • falta
  • carestía
  • romperse
  • agrietarse
  • faltar
  • carecer

Portuguese

  • falta
  • intervalo
  • falha

French

  • manquer
  • lacune
  • rater
  • radical bâillement (no. 76)
597 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
496 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
471 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
968 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2412 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
713 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
647 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
383 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
384 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
659 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1119 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2481 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1255 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1721 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
477 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15991 Morohashi
1987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2928 New Nelson (John Haig)
466 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
505 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
442 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2562 2001 Kanji
4j0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
2780.2 Four corner code
23-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b20 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欠 【ケツ】 lack, deficiency, vacancy
  • 欠缺 【ケンケツ】 lacuna, gap where something is lacked
  • 法の欠缺 【ホウノケンケツ】 gap in the law

Kun reading compounds

  • 欠ける 【かける】 to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken, to be lacking, to be missing, to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward, (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse

Readings

Chinese:
que1
Korean:
gyeol

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28122 Morohashi
1307 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4626 New Nelson (John Haig)
4j0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
8573.0 Four corner code
69-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f3a Unicode hex code