Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
revolve, turn around, change
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
327 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 転 【テン】 altering pronunciation or meaning, word with altered pronunciation or meaning, turning or twisting part of a text (in Chinese poetry)
  • 転移 【テンイ】 moving (location, with the times, etc.), change, transition, metastasis, spread, transition (e.g phase transition), transfer (of learning), transference (in psychoanalysis)
  • 不退転 【フタイテン】 determination, conviction
  • 大回転 【ダイカイテン】 the giant slalom

Kun reading compounds

  • 転がる 【ころがる】 to roll, to tumble, to fall over, to roll over, to lie down, to be scattered about, to be lying around, (of a situation or outcome) to change, to turn out, to come easily, to be common, to fall into one's hands, to grow on trees
  • 転がる石には苔は付かない 【ころがるいしにはこけはつかない】 a rolling stone gathers no moss
  • 転げる 【ころげる】 to roll over, to tumble, to roll about (with laughter)
  • 転がす 【ころがす】 to roll, to turn over, to tip over, to throw down, to leave, to buy and sell (quickly for a profit)
  • 転ぶ 【ころぶ】 to fall down, to fall over, to turn out, to play out, to abandon Christianity (and convert to Buddhism), to apostatize, to roll, to tumble, (for a geisha) to prostitute (herself) in secret
  • 転ぶ 【ころぶ】 to fall down, to fall over, to turn out, to play out, to abandon Christianity (and convert to Buddhism), to apostatize, to roll, to tumble, (for a geisha) to prostitute (herself) in secret
  • 転 【うたた】 more and more, increasingly, all the more
  • うたた寝 【うたたね】 doze, nap, snooze
  • 眩めく 【くるめく】 to spin, to revolve, to twirl, to be dizzy, to feel faint, to bustle about

Readings

Chinese:
zhuan3, zhuai3, zhuan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • girar
  • rodar
  • caerse
  • tropezar
  • dar vueltas
  • volcarse
  • caer

Portuguese

  • revolver
  • voltar a ser
  • mudança

French

  • rouler
  • tourner
  • changer
479 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
375 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
354 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
339 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4615 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
515 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
257 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
433 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
439 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1773 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1872 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1346 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
427 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38234P Morohashi
1480 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5948 New Nelson (John Haig)
420 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
449 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
383 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1571 2001 Kanji
7c4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5103.1 Four corner code
37-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ee2 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 趣向 【シュコウ】 plan, idea, design, plot
  • 性向 【セイコウ】 inclination, tendency, nature, character

Kun reading compounds

  • 向く 【むく】 to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.), to face (e.g. east), to look out on, to point to, to be suited to, to be fit for, to go in the direction of, to lean towards (of a feeling)
  • 向いている 【むいている】 to be cut out for (e.g. a job), to be suited (to)
  • 向ける 【むける】 to turn towards, to point
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards
  • 向かうところ敵無し 【むかうところてきなし】 unbeatable, invincible, irresistible
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other

Readings

Japanese names:
こお、 た、 な、 むか、 むかい、 むこう
Chinese:
xiang4
Korean:
hyang, sang

Spanish

  • mirar hacia
  • volverse
  • hacer frente
  • oponerse

Portuguese

  • Aquele lá
  • em frente
  • além de
  • confronta
  • desafia
  • tende para
  • aproximação

French

  • se diriger vers
  • direction
  • en face
  • de l'autre côté
  • éloigné
  • confronter
  • défier
  • approcher
  • avoir tendance
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
278 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
101 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
186 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3301 Morohashi
3052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
712 New Nelson (John Haig)
183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
192 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
849 2001 Kanji
3d3.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code