Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
prefecture
Kun:
か.ける
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 県 【ケン】 prefecture (Japan), county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.), department (France), province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • 県営 【ケンエイ】 (under) prefectural management
  • 都道府県 【トドウフケン】 prefectures (of Japan), largest administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hokkaido and the remaining prefectures
  • 同県 【ドウケン】 the same prefecture

Readings

Japanese names:
あがた、 がた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • prefectura

Portuguese

  • Condado
  • prefeitura (região)

French

  • préfecture
  • département
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
381 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
226 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3269 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23210P Morohashi
2641 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3918 New Nelson (John Haig)
513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
552 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
3n6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2690.1 Four corner code
1-24-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
770c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
occupation, camp, perform, build, conduct (business)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
303 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 営業所 【エイギョウショ】 business office, place of business
  • 営業 【エイギョウ】 business, trade, operations, sales
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 公営 【コウエイ】 public management

Kun reading compounds

  • 営む 【いとなむ】 to run (a business), to operate, to conduct, to practice (law, medicine, etc.), to carry out, to perform, to lead (a life), to hold (a Buddhist or Shinto ceremony)
  • 営み 【いとなみ】 activity, action, performance, execution, occupation, business, work, sexual intercourse, sex, preparations

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying2
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • negocio
  • campamento
  • dirigir un negocio

Portuguese

  • ocupação
  • acampamento
  • desempenhar
  • construção
  • conduta (negócios)

French

  • travail
  • camp
  • exécuter
  • construire
  • diriger
741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
616 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
348 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
963 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
780 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
418 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
722 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
735 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
518 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3216 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2257 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1043 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4025 Morohashi
2603 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
857 New Nelson (John Haig)
1034 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1111 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
388 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
749 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
977 2001 Kanji
3n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
3260.6 Four corner code
9060.6 Four corner code
1-17-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
55b6 Unicode hex code