Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
buy
Kun:
か.う
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
520 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 買収 【バイシュウ】 acquisition (esp. corporate), buy-out, takeover, purchase, bribery, buying off, corruption
  • 買収計画 【バイシュウケイカク】 purchasing plan, acquisition plan
  • 不買 【フバイ】 not buying
  • 人身売買 【ジンシンバイバイ】 slave trade, white-slave trade, human trafficking

Kun reading compounds

  • 買う 【かう】 to buy, to purchase, to value, to have a high opinion, to stir, to provoke, to draw upon oneself

Readings

Chinese:
mai3
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • comprar

Portuguese

  • comprar

French

  • acheter
300 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
212 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
193 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
330 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3637 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
48 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
89 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1753 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
241 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1731 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3211 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1662 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36708 Morohashi
2598 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5793 New Nelson (John Haig)
831 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
433 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
221 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5g7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
39-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cb7 Unicode hex code