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 【リ】 in (e.g. secret), with (e.g. success)
  • 裏面 【リメン】 back, reverse, other side, inside, tails (of coins), background
  • 内裏 【ダイリ】 imperial palace, festival dolls representing the emperor and the empress
  • 影裏 【エイリ】 shade

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 (someone'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
1-46-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88cf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面会 【メンカイ】 meeting (face-to-face), seeing, visit, interview
  • 平面 【ヘイメン】 level surface, plane
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面影 【おもかげ】 face, looks, vestiges, trace
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面当て 【つらあて】 spiteful remarks
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Chinese:
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
history, chronicle
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
511 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 史 【シ】 history
  • 史家 【シカ】 historian
  • 通史 【ツウシ】 overview of history
  • 正史 【セイシ】 official history, authorized history

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あや、 お、 こ、 ちか、 とし、 なか、 のぶ、 ひさ、 ひと、 ふみ
Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • historia
  • crónica

Portuguese

  • história
  • crônica

French

  • histoire
  • chronique
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
523 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
496 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
563 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
91 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
81 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
398 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
332 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
332 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
705 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
317 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4324 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2188 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
699 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3249 Morohashi
3510 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
697 New Nelson (John Haig)
692 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
300 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
450 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1666 2001 Kanji
0a5.38 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-4 SKIP code
5004.6 Four corner code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-27-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f2 Unicode hex code