Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
barbarian
Kun:
えびす
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蛮勇 【バンユウ】 foolhardiness, recklessness, savage valour, savage valor, brute courage
  • 蛮行 【バンコウ】 act of barbarity, barbarism, brutality, savagery
  • 南蛮 【ナンバン】 southern barbarians (formerly used by the Chinese to refer to non-ethnic Chinese to the south), South-East Asia, Western Europe (esp. Spain and Portugal, their South-East Asian colonies, and their goods and people arriving in Japan via the colonies), exotic (esp. Western European or South-East Asian style), (in dance, puppetry, etc.) thrusting the right foot and right arm forward at the same time (or left foot and left arm), nanban, dish prepared using chili peppers and Welsh onions
  • 生蕃 【セイバン】 unconquered savage, uncivilized aboriginal, aboriginal Taiwanese tribes outside Qing China's jurisdiction

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
man2
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • bárbaro
  • extranjero
  • violento

Portuguese

  • bárbaro

French

  • barbare
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1894 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
322 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1390 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1718 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1879 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2044 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1825 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1609 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2638 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1347 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1827 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1763 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33044 Morohashi
2129 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5314 New Nelson (John Haig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1884 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1580 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
471 2001 Kanji
2j10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
0013.6 Four corner code
1-40-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86ee Unicode hex code