Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
small low table, tray
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2120 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 膳 【ゼン】 small dining table (usu. for a single person), serving tray (with legs), meal, food, serving, counter for bowlfuls of rice, counter for pairs of chopsticks
  • 膳越し 【ゼンゴシ】 rudely reaching over one's serving tray to grab food behind it with one's chopsticks
  • 大膳 【ダイゼン】 black-bellied plover, grey plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
  • 陪膳 【バイゼン】 serving food (to a nobleman), nobleman's server

Readings

Japanese names:
ぜ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • mesita baja
  • bandeja (para comida)
  • comida
  • contador de palillos

Portuguese

French

3817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2463 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
29891 Morohashi
4873 New Nelson (John Haig)
2468 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4b12.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
7826.5 Four corner code
7826.1 Four corner code
1-33-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81b3 Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Kun:
-べ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
36 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 部 【ブ】 department (in an organization), division, bureau, club, part, component, element, category, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
  • 部位 【ブイ】 part (esp. of the body), region, site, cut (of meat)
  • 情報部 【ジョウホウブ】 information bureau, intelligence department
  • 首脳部 【シュノウブ】 executives, top management, governing body

Readings

Japanese names:
とり、 ふ、 ぺ、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • sección
  • departamento
  • parte
  • copia

Portuguese

  • seção
  • biro
  • departamento
  • classe
  • cópia
  • parte
  • porção
  • sufixo para contagem de jornais ou revistas

French

  • partie
  • bureau
  • service
  • classe
  • copie
  • section
  • portion
  • compteur de copies (presse)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
407 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
384 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
37 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4767 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
282 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1418 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
86 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
762 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2111 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1862 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39460 Morohashi
1676 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6146 New Nelson (John Haig)
1845 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
52 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
386 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2d8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
0762.7 Four corner code
1-41-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90e8 Unicode hex code