Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
sew, stitch, embroider
Kun:
ぬ.う
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1723 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縫製 【ホウセイ】 sewing (by machine)
  • 縫腋 【ホウエキ】 stitched side of some traditional Japanese clothing, clothing with such a stitched side, robe with a round collar, stitched sides and a ran, worn by the emperor and high-ranking officials
  • 弥縫 【ビホウ】 patching up
  • 天衣無縫 【テンイムホウ】 perfect beauty with no trace of artifice, flawless

Kun reading compounds

  • 縫う 【ぬう】 to sew, to stitch, to weave one's way (e.g. through a crowd)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng2, feng4
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • cosido
  • zurcido
  • bordado
  • coser
  • zurcir
  • bordar

Portuguese

  • costurar
  • cozer
  • borda

French

  • coudre
  • suturer
  • broder
1804 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3582 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1235 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1645 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2746 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1349 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1432 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1571 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1557 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1781 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1577 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27805P Morohashi
1406 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4550 New Nelson (John Haig)
1563 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1685 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1846 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
6a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-10 SKIP code
1-6-9 SKIP code
2793.4 Four corner code
1-43-05 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2b Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions
  • 目撃 【モクゲキ】 witnessing, observing, sighting
  • 着目 【チャクモク】 attention, giving one's attention, focusing
  • 細目 【サイモク】 particulars, details, specified items
  • 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
  • 不面目 【フメンボク】 shame, disgrace

Kun reading compounds

  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), (an) appearance, chance (of success), possibility (of a good result), spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chessboard), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 目当て 【めあて】 mark, guide, landmark, purpose, aim, goal, intention, end, sight (on a firearm)
  • 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern
  • 負い目 【おいめ】 (feeling of) indebtedness, feeling obliged

Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • ojo
  • mirada
  • percepción

Portuguese

  • olho
  • classe
  • olhar
  • visão
  • experiência
  • atenção
  • favor

French

  • oeil
  • regard
  • aperçu
  • numérateur ordinal
  • expérience
  • classe
  • faveur
  • pièce (Go)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23105 Morohashi
3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3906 New Nelson (John Haig)
15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3979 2001 Kanji
5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6010.1 Four corner code
1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ee Unicode hex code