Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
gulf, bay, inlet
Kun:
いりえ
On:
ワン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
545 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 湾 【ワン】 bay, gulf, inlet
  • 湾岸 【ワンガン】 gulf coast, bay coast
  • メキシコ湾 【メキシコワン】 Gulf of Mexico
  • 内湾 【ナイワン】 enclosed bay, inlet, deep bay, basin

Readings

Chinese:
wan1
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • golfo
  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • cala

Portuguese

  • golfo
  • baía
  • pequena enseada

French

  • golfe
  • baie
  • crique
1944 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1028 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
701 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1849 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
670 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1228 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
748 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1765 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17920 Morohashi
613 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3239 New Nelson (John Haig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1886 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1562 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3012.7 Four corner code
47-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e7e Unicode hex code