Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
cannon, gun
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1268 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砲 【ホウ】 gun, cannon, artillery, ordnance
  • 砲火 【ホウカ】 gunfire, fire
  • 主砲 【シュホウ】 main battery, main armament
  • 迫撃砲 【ハクゲキホウ】 mortar

Readings

Japanese names:
づつ
Chinese:
pao4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • cañón
  • pistola

Portuguese

  • canhão
  • arma

French

  • canon
  • fusil
1800 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
993 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1569 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1764 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1894 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1631 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1402 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1479 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
785 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1065 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
538 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24120P Morohashi
1151 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3998 New Nelson (John Haig)
532 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
571 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1372 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3356 2001 Kanji
5a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1761.2 Four corner code
43-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7832 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
522 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 兵 【ヘイ】 (common) soldier, rank and file, army, troops, warfare, strategy
  • 兵員 【ヘイイン】 military strength, military personnel
  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush, unexpected opposition, unexpected obstacle
  • 工兵 【コウヘイ】 combat engineer, military engineer, combat engineering, military engineering
  • 兵糧 【ヒョウロウ】 (army) provisions, food
  • 兵法 【ヘイホウ】 art of war, strategy, tactics
  • 小兵 【コヒョウ】 small build, small stature
  • 大兵 【ダイヒョウ】 of great build or stature, great number of soldiers, great army

Kun reading compounds

  • 兵 【つわもの】 warrior, soldier, courageous person, strong person
  • 古強者 【ふるつわもの】 feudal warrior, samurai, old soldier, veteran, old hand

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bing1
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • soldado
  • marinero
  • tropa

Portuguese

  • soldado
  • particular
  • tropas
  • exército
  • guerra
  • estratégia
  • tática

French

  • soldat
  • simple soldat
  • troupes
  • armée
  • guerre
  • stratégie
  • tactique
712 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
606 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
447 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
201 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
343 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
784 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
798 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
994 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3158 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1621 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1462 Morohashi
2551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
2o5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
7280.1 Four corner code
42-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5175 Unicode hex code