11 strokes
speech 言 (訁)
call on, visit, look up, offer sympathy
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
372 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China
  • 訪欧 【ホウオウ】 visit to Europe, visiting Europe
  • 歴訪 【レキホウ】 round of calls, tour of visitation
  • 採訪 【サイホウ】 research visit, visit to collect data (esp. historical, folklore, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 訪れる 【おとずれる】 to visit, to call on, to arrive (of a season, situation, etc.), to come, to appear
  • 訪ねる 【たずねる】 to visit, to call on, to pay a visit to
  • 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


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • visitar
  • hacer una visita


  • invocar
  • visitar
  • melhorar
  • oferecer simpatia


  • rendre visite
  • demander
  • rechercher
  • accuser
  • présenter ses condoléances
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1412 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
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1181 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1240 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
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1667 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1860 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
506 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35284 Morohashi
1468 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5571 New Nelson (John Haig)
495 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
534 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
932 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3045 2001 Kanji
7a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
0062.7 Four corner code
1-43-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
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