Jisho

×

10 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 秤量 【ヒョウリョウ】 measuring weight, weighing, maximum weight (on a scales)
  • 天秤 【テンビン】 (balance) scales, shoulder carrying pole, steelyard
  • 化学天秤 【カガクテンビン】 chemical balance

Kun reading compounds

  • 秤 【はかり】 scales, weighing machine
  • 秤にかける 【はかりにかける】 to weigh on a scale, to weigh up options, to compare pros and cons
  • 直示はかり 【ちょくじはかり】 direct-reading balance, direct-reading scales

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cheng4, chen4, cheng1
Korean:
ching

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1488 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1072 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
24993X Morohashi
4134 New Nelson (John Haig)
2604 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2650 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5d5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
2194.9 Four corner code
1-39-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79e4 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
quantity, measure, weight, amount, consider, estimate, surmise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 量 【リョウ】 quantity, amount, volume, capacity, portion (of food), generosity, magnanimity, tolerance, pramana, (in Indian philosophy) means by which one gains accurate and valid knowledge
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 裁量 【サイリョウ】 discretion, judgement
  • 軽量 【ケイリョウ】 light weight

Kun reading compounds

  • 計る 【はかる】 to measure, to weigh, to survey, to time (sound, gauge, estimate), to conjecture, to infer, to surmise

Readings

Japanese names:
かず
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang4, liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • cantidad
  • medida
  • medir
  • pesar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • quantidade
  • medida
  • peso
  • quantia

French

  • quantité
  • mesure
  • poids
  • étudier (situation)
  • estimation
  • conjecture
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
630 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
600 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
544 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
743 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
973 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1741 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
417 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
435 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1804 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3119 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40138 Morohashi
2471 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6209 New Nelson (John Haig)
177 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
189 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
601 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-46-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cf Unicode hex code