12 strokes
extent, degree, law, formula, distance, limits, amount
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 程度 【テイド】 degree, amount, grade, standard, of the order of (following a number), about, approximately
  • 程朱学 【テイシュガク】 neo-Confucianism (based on the teaching of the Cheng brothers and Zhu Xi)
  • 規程 【キテイ】 official regulations, inner rules
  • 修士課程 【シュウシカテイ】 master's course

Kun reading compounds

  • 程 【ほど】 extent, degree, measure, limit, bounds, (span of) time, (a) distance, the state of, the status of, the condition of, about, around, approximately, or so, as much as ..., to the extent of ..., like ..., the more ... the more ...
  • 程なく 【ほどなく】 soon, before long, shortly thereafter
  • 驚くほど 【おどろくほど】 to a surprising degree, to a remarkable extent, surprisingly, astonishingly, amazingly, alarmingly
  • 全くと言っていいほど 【まったくといっていいほど】 (not) at all, absolutely (not)


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • grado
  • extensión
  • distancia
  • ley
  • límites
  • limite


  • extensão
  • grau
  • lei
  • fórmula
  • distância
  • limites
  • quantia


  • ampleur
  • degré
  • loi
  • formule
  • distance
  • limites
  • quantité
  • bientôt
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1-5-7 SKIP code
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