Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
calm, quiet, moderation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1535 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 温和 【オンワ】 mild (climate), temperate, clement, pleasant, agreeable, gentle (nature, personality, etc.), mild, quiet, pleasant, moderate (statement, measure, etc.), mild, temperate
  • 穏健 【オンケン】 quiet, dependable, uniform, (politically) moderate
  • 安穏 【アンノン】 peace, quiet, tranquility, tranquillity
  • 無事平穏 【ブジヘイオン】 peace and quiet, safe and peaceful, tranquil and uneventful

Kun reading compounds

  • 穏やか 【おだやか】 calm, quiet, gentle, peaceful, mild, moderate, reasonable, amicable

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen3
Korean:
on

Spanish

  • tranquilo
  • en calma
  • silencioso
  • moderación
  • calmado
  • amable

Portuguese

  • calma
  • tranquilidade
  • moderação

French

  • paisible
  • calme
  • modéré
1043 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1631 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1792 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1593 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2492 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
869 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
888 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1234 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1447 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
834 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1323 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25280P Morohashi
1235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4175 New Nelson (John Haig)
1147 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1230 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1841 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2258 2001 Kanji
5d11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-11 SKIP code
2293.7 Four corner code
1-18-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a4f Unicode hex code

便

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
convenience, facility, excrement, feces, letter, chance
Kun:
たよ.り
On:
ベンビン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
729 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 便 【ベン】 convenience, service, facility, accommodation, excreta (esp. faeces), excrement, stool
  • 便利 【ベンリ】 convenient, handy, useful
  • 小便 【ショウベン】 urine, piss, pee, urination, breaking a contract
  • 排便 【ハイベン】 defecation
  • 便 【ビン】 flight (e.g. airline flight), trip (e.g. train trip), service, mail, post, letter, opportunity, chance
  • 便箋 【ビンセン】 writing paper, stationery, notepaper
  • 不憫 【フビン】 poor, pitiful, piteous, pitiable
  • 増便 【ゾウビン】 increase in the number of flights

Kun reading compounds

  • 便り 【たより】 news, tidings, information, correspondence, letter
  • 便りがないのはよい便り 【たよりがないのはよいたより】 no news is good news

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4, pian2
Korean:
pyeon, byeon

Spanish

  • conveniencia
  • excremento
  • noticias
  • correspondencia
  • carta

Portuguese

  • conveniência

French

  • commodité
  • courrier
  • vol (avion)
  • nouvelles
510 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
610 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
582 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
578 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
450 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
265 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
118 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
330 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
330 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
75 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1000 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
659 Morohashi
95 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
219 New Nelson (John Haig)
991 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1066 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
533 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2166 2001 Kanji
2a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2124.6 Four corner code
1-42-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fbf Unicode hex code