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

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  • 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:
eye
Parts:
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy
Kun:
あい-
On:
ソウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
45 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 相 【ソウ】 appearance, look, countenance, a 'seeming' that fortune-tellers relate to one's fortune, aspect, phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous)
  • 相違 【ソウイ】 difference, discrepancy, variation
  • 実相 【ジッソウ】 reality, real state of affairs, true state of affairs, true form of all things as they are, ultimate reality
  • 世相 【セソウ】 social conditions, phase of life, (sign of) the times, state of society
  • 相 【ショウ】 minister of state
  • 相伴 【ショウバン】 partaking, participating, taking part in, sharing (something with someone)
  • 厚相 【コウショウ】 Welfare Minister
  • 宰相 【サイショウ】 prime minister

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 い、 おう、 さ、 さが、 すけ
Chinese:
xiang1, xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • apariencia
  • aspecto
  • fase
  • ministro de estado
  • conjuntamente
  • mutuamente

Portuguese

  • inter-
  • mútuo
  • juntamente
  • mutuamente
  • ministro de estado
  • conselheiro
  • aspecto
  • face
  • fisionomia

French

  • inter-
  • mutuel
  • ensemble
  • ministre
  • aspect
  • phase
  • physionomie
452 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
348 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
530 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
66 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2241 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
97 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
868 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
146 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1383 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
609 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23151 Morohashi
900 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3920 New Nelson (John Haig)
209 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
222 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
111 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
334 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1879 2001 Kanji
4a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4690.0 Four corner code
33-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76f8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence
Kun:
むね
On:
シュウソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
997 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 宗 【シュウ】 sect
  • 宗教 【シュウキョウ】 religion, religious affiliation, belief, faith, creed, religious activity
  • 浄土真宗 【ジョウドシンシュウ】 Jōdo Shinshū (offshoot of the Jōdo sect), True Pure Land School
  • 浄土宗 【ジョウドシュウ】 Pure Land sect (of Buddhism), Jodo (sect)
  • 宗主国 【ソウシュコク】 suzerain state
  • 宗家 【ソウケ】 head of family, originator
  • 大宗 【タイソウ】 leading figure, foundation
  • 皇宗 【コウソウ】 imperial ancestors

Kun reading compounds

  • 旨 【むね】 principle, aim, main purpose, central part, pillar, purport, gist, drift, meaning, instructions, orders, intention, wishes
  • 正宗 【まさむね】 famous sword, sword blade by Masamune, sake, Japanese rice wine, brand of sake from Nada region during Tenpō era (1830-1844)

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 し、 そ、 そお、 たか、 とし、 のり、 ひろ、 むな、 もと、 よし
Chinese:
zong1
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • enseñanzas religiosas
  • fundamento
  • origen

Portuguese

  • religião
  • seita
  • denominação
  • ponto principal
  • origem
  • essência

French

  • religion
  • secte
  • confession
  • point principal
  • origine
  • essence
805 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
899 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
889 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1023 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
248 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1206 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
679 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
626 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
816 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
471 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2769 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1419 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1109 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7106 Morohashi
2228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 New Nelson (John Haig)
1100 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
865 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
741 2001 Kanji
3m5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3090.1 Four corner code
29-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b97 Unicode hex code