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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-47-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e7e Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭取 【トウドリ】 (bank) president, greenroom manager (in a theater)
  • 先頭 【セントウ】 head (of a line, group, etc.), front, lead, forefront, vanguard
  • 没頭 【ボットウ】 immersing oneself in, being absorbed in, devoting oneself to, giving oneself up entirely to
  • 頭 【ズ】 head
  • 頭痛 【ズツウ】 headache
  • 馬頭 【メズ】 horse-headed demon (in hell)
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell), something in the shape of a dragon's head (esp. a helmet crest)
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭取 【トウドリ】 (bank) president, greenroom manager (in a theater)
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code