Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
precious, value, prize, esteem, honor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
970 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貴 【キ】 honorific, familiar suffix
  • 貴金属 【キキンゾク】 precious metal
  • 騰貴 【トウキ】 rise (in price or value), inflation, appreciation (economic)
  • 富貴 【フウキ】 riches and honours (honors), wealth and rank

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 貴い家柄 【たっといいえがら】 noble birth
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ、 ぎ、 たか、 たかし、 よし
Chinese:
gui4
Korean:
gwi

Spanish

  • precioso
  • valioso
  • valorar
  • apreciar
  • estimar

Portuguese

  • precioso
  • valor
  • prêmio
  • estima
  • honra

French

  • précieux
  • de valeur
  • prisé
  • estimé
  • honneur
756 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
847 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
834 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1119 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4504 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
616 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1779 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1755 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1171 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1228 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
855 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1729 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3220 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1669 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1787 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36704 Morohashi
2606 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5794 New Nelson (John Haig)
1771 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1908 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
940 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1661 2001 Kanji
7b5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-4-8 SKIP code
5080.6 Four corner code
21-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cb4 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Chinese:
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code