Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
refreshing, nice and cool
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1783 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 涼 【リョウ】 cool breeze, cool air, refreshing coolness
  • 涼風 【リョウフウ】 cool breeze, refreshing breeze
  • 清涼 【セイリョウ】 cool, refreshing
  • 納涼 【ノウリョウ】 (enjoying the) cool of the evening

Kun reading compounds

  • 涼しい 【すずしい】 cool, refreshing, clear (e.g. eyes), bright, clear, distinct, composed (facial expression), unruffled, unconcerned, pure, upright, innocent
  • 涼しい顔 【すずしいかお】 nonchalant air, unruffled air
  • 涼む 【すずむ】 to cool oneself, to cool off, to enjoy the cool air
  • 涼やか 【すずやか】 refreshing, clear

Readings

Japanese names:
りょ
Chinese:
liang2, liang4
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • refrescante
  • fresco
  • agradable
  • refrescarse

Portuguese

  • fresco e agradável
  • refrescante

French

  • rafraîchissant
  • frais
1906 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1490 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2598 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1268 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
689 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1330 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1267 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
340 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1216 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
633 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
382 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
319 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17606 Morohashi
521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3198 New Nelson (John Haig)
313 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
335 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1460 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
341 2001 Kanji
3a8.31 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3019.6 Four corner code
46-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6dbc 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
  • 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】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), 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
Chinese:
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
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code