Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
back, amidst, in, reverse, inside, palm, sole, rear, lining, wrong side
Kun:
うら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
812 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 裏面 【リメン】 back, reverse, other side, inside, tails (of coins), background
  • 裏面工作 【リメンコウサク】 string-pulling, backstage manoeuvering (maneuvering)
  • 内裏 【ダイリ】 imperial palace, festival dolls representing the emperor and the empress
  • 大内裏 【ダイダイリ】 greater palace, area centered on the inner palace, home to various administrative bodies (in Heian period Kyoto)

Kun reading compounds

  • 裏 【うら】 opposite side, bottom, other side, side hidden from view, undersurface, reverse side, rear, back, behind, lining, inside, in the shadows, behind the scenes, offstage, behind one's back, more (to something than meets the eye), hidden side (e.g. of one's personality), unknown circumstances, different side, proof, opposite (of a prediction, common sense, etc.), contrary, inverse (of a hypothesis, etc.), bottom (of an inning), last half (of an inning)
  • 裏方 【うらかた】 someone working behind-the-scenes, scene shifter, lady consort (to a high personage)
  • 舞台裏 【ぶたいうら】 offstage, backstage, behind the scenes
  • 口裏 【くちうら】 determining a speaker's true or hidden meaning, determining a speaker's intentions from his manner of speech, divining good or bad luck from listening to someone

Readings

Chinese:
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • reverso
  • opuesto
  • parte interior
  • en esa situación
  • interior

Portuguese

  • costas
  • no meio de
  • em
  • inverter
  • interior
  • palma
  • atrás
  • forro
  • lado errado

French

  • arrière
  • revers
  • verso
  • intérieur
  • semelle
  • paume
  • envers
  • doublure
  • mauvais côté
1002 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
992 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
755 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
327 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1076 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
883 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2176 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
273 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
273 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
436 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1627 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2652 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
406 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34294 Morohashi
2138 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5462 New Nelson (John Haig)
399 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
426 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
969 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
2j11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
46-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88cf Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Chinese:
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code