11 strokes
window, pane
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 窓外 【ソウガイ】 outside a window
  • 窓間壁 【ソウカンヘキ】 pier
  • 同窓 【ドウソウ】 being a graduate of the same school, person who went to the same school, fellow alumnus
  • 車窓 【シャソウ】 train window, car window

Kun reading compounds

  • 窓 【まど】 window
  • 窓口 【まどぐち】 counter, window, teller window, ticket window, contact person, point of contact
  • 引違い窓 【ひきちがいまど】 double sliding window
  • 鎧窓 【よろいまど】 louvered window
  • 回転窓 【かいてんまど】 pivoted window


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • ventana
  • habitación


  • janela
  • vidraça


  • fenêtre
  • vitre
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