Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
straw rope, cord
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1075 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 10000-300 BCE)
  • 縄墨 【ジョウボク】 standard, inked timber marking string
  • 絞縄 【コウジョウ】 hangman's noose, halter, rope to hang a criminal
  • 結縄 【ケツジョウ】 knotted cord or rope, quipu, quippu

Kun reading compounds

  • 縄 【なわ】 rope, cord, policeman's rope
  • 縄張り 【なわばり】 stretching a rope around, roping off, cordoning off, demarcation, one's turf, domain, territory, jurisdiction, sphere of influence
  • 腰縄 【こしなわ】 leash, rope tied round prisoner's waists
  • 延縄 【はえなわ】 longline

Readings

Chinese:
sheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • cuerda de paja
  • cordón
  • soga

Portuguese

  • corda de palha
  • corda

French

  • corde
  • corde de paille
1420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1005 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3568 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1642 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2653 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1760 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1890 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1271 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1389 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27729 Morohashi
1388 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4547 New Nelson (John Haig)
1377 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1477 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1793 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
6a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2691.6 Four corner code
38-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e04 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 文句 【モンク】 complaint, grumbling, objection, phrase, words, expression
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 10000-300 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Chinese:
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code