Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
consider, think over
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
196 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 考 【コウ】 thought, report on one's investigation into ..., deceased father
  • 考古学 【コウコガク】 archaeology, archeology
  • 備考 【ビコウ】 note (for reference), remarks, N.B.
  • 論考 【ロンコウ】 study (of something), discussion, discourse

Kun reading compounds

  • 考える 【かんがえる】 to think (about, of), to think over, to ponder, to contemplate, to reflect (on), to meditate (on), to consider, to bear in mind, to allow for, to take into consideration, to think (that), to believe, to hold (a view), to judge, to conclude, to suspect, to intend (to do), to think of (doing), to plan, to predict, to anticipate, to expect, to imagine, to come up with, to think up, to contrive, to devise, to consider (as), to regard (as), to look on (as), to take, to view
  • 考え 【かんがえ】 thinking, thought, view, opinion, concept, idea, notion, imagination, intention, plan, design, consideration, judgement, deliberation, reflection, wish, hope, expectation
  • 考え方 【かんがえかた】 way of thinking

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Chinese:
kao3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • idea
  • pensar
  • investigar
  • considerar

Portuguese

  • considerar
  • refletir

French

  • réfléchir
  • considérer
74 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
130 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
117 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
191 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3684 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
197 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
239 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
541 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
550 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
212 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1577 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3962 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2039 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2753 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1260 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28843 Morohashi
3196 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4697 New Nelson (John Haig)
1252 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
63 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
122 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1452 2001 Kanji
2k4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4420.7 Four corner code
25-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8003 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)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

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】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Chinese:
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
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code