Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
boulevard, street, town
Kun:
まち
On:
ガイカイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
891 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 街 【ガイ】 ... street, ... quarter, ... district
  • 街宣車 【ガイセンシャ】 (right-wing) propaganda truck
  • ウォール街 【ウォールガイ】 Wall Street
  • 中華街 【チュウカガイ】 Chinatown
  • 街道 【カイドウ】 highway (esp. one existing from the Edo period), main road, highway (e.g. to success), path (to becoming ...)
  • 街道筋 【カイドウスジ】 highway route (Edo period), main route

Kun reading compounds

  • 町 【まち】 town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood, street, road, 109.09 m, 0.99 hectares, downtown, main street
  • 街角 【まちかど】 street corner
  • 街々 【まちまち】 streets
  • 花街 【かがい】 red-light district, prostitution quarter, geisha quarter

Readings

Japanese names:
また
Chinese:
jie1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • avenida
  • calle
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bulevar
  • rua
  • cidade

French

  • boulevard
  • rue
  • ville
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
819 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
790 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1626 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1721 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1570 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
186 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
371 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
702 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
528 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
899 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34051 Morohashi
576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 New Nelson (John Haig)
890 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
580 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2110.4 Four corner code
19-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8857 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, district, section
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Chinese:
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code