Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
compose, spell, write, bind (books)
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2149 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 綴字 【テイジ】 spelling
  • 綴字法 【テイジホウ】 spelling rules, orthography
  • 補綴 【ホテツ】 mending, revision, supplementation, (dental) prosthesis, prosthetic
  • 点綴 【テンテイ】 interspersion, dotting (e.g. the countryside), studding
  • 綴字 【テイジ】 spelling
  • 補綴 【ホテツ】 mending, revision, supplementation, (dental) prosthesis, prosthetic
  • 原綴り 【モトツヅリ】 original spelling or kana usage, spelling in original language (for words transliterated into another language or script)

Kun reading compounds

  • 綴じる 【とじる】 to bind, to file, to top with egg (e.g. donburi)
  • 綴る 【つづる】 to spell, to write, to compose, to frame, to bind (e.g. documents), to patch, to sew together, to stitch together
  • 綴り 【つづり】 spelling, orthography, patching, binding
  • 綴り方 【つづりかた】 (way of) literary composition, (way of) spelling, school composition
  • 原綴り 【もとつづり】 original spelling or kana usage, spelling in original language (for words transliterated into another language or script)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhui4
Korean:
cheol, che

Spanish

  • composición
  • encuadernación
  • ortografía
  • deletreo
  • componer
  • escribir
  • encuadernar

Portuguese

French

3562 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2530 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
27579 Morohashi
1381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4526 New Nelson (John Haig)
2073 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2222 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6a8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2794.7 Four corner code
1-36-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7db4 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方向 【ホウコウ】 direction, orientation, bearing, way, course (e.g. of action)
  • 地方 【チホウ】 district, region, area, locality, the country, countryside, the provinces, rural area, civilian society
  • 処方 【ショホウ】 prescription, formulation, formula, recipe

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 people, (all) persons, everyone, ladies and gentlemen, you (usu. plural), various
  • 見方 【みかた】 viewpoint, point of view, way of looking (at something), view, angle, way of appreciating (e.g. opera), way of understanding, how to read (a map, train timetable, etc.)
  • 使い方 【つかいかた】 way of using (something), way to use, how to use, usage, use, way of handling (employees, subordinates, etc.), way of treating, treatment, management

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code