Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
Kun:
みちいう
On:
ドウトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 道 【ドウ】 road, path, street, route, way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself, Buddhist teachings, Taoism, modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido), historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.), province (Tang-era administrative region of China), province (modern administrative region of Korea)
  • 道義 【ドウギ】 morality, moral principles
  • 正道 【セイドウ】 path of righteousness, path of duty, right track, correct path
  • 海道 【カイドウ】 sea route
  • 有道 【ユウドウ】 being good, being virtuous, virtuous person
  • 不道 【フドウ】 inhuman, immoral, unreasonable, outrageous, wicked, barbarity (one of the eight unpardonable crimes, incl. killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道筋 【みちすじ】 path, route, itinerary
  • 花道 【はなみち】 elevated walkway through the audience to the stage (kabuki), honourable end to a career
  • 横道 【よこみち】 byway, side street, cross street, wrong way, digression

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 じ、 ど、 みつ、 おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • camino
  • razón
  • modo
  • decir
  • senda
  • método

Portuguese

  • Caminho
  • estrada
  • rua
  • distrito
  • viagem
  • curso
  • moral
  • ensinamentos
  • filosofia

French

  • voie
  • route
  • rue
  • région
  • voyage
  • morale
  • enseignements
122 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
129 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
141 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1811 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
710 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3888 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
283 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39010P Morohashi
3134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6091 New Nelson (John Haig)
277 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
123 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
220 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2q9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-2-9 SKIP code
3830.6 Four corner code
1-38-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9053 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
629 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 具 【グ】 tool, means, ingredients (added to soup, rice, etc.), counter for sets of armor, utensils, furniture, etc.
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 玩具 【オモチャ】 toy, (person or thing treated as a) plaything
  • 金具 【カナグ】 metal fittings, metal fixtures

Kun reading compounds

  • 備える 【そなえる】 to furnish with, to equip with, to provide, to install, to prepare for, to make preparations for, to make provision for, to possess (all that is needed), to be endowed with, to be equipped with, to be born with, to have since birth
  • 具に 【つぶさに】 in detail, with great care, completely, fully

Readings

Japanese names:
とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • herramienta
  • utensilio
  • ingredientes

Portuguese

  • ferramenta
  • utensílio
  • meios
  • posses
  • ingredientes
  • sufixo para contagem de armaduras
  • coleção
  • mobília

French

  • outils
  • ustensiles
  • moyens
  • ingrédients
  • possession
  • compteur d'armures, costumes, meubles
  • minutieusement
383 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
284 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
265 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
513 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3128 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
400 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
344 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
718 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
426 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
720 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
156 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1622 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
74 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1473 Morohashi
2552 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 New Nelson (John Haig)
74 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
78 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
296 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3961 2001 Kanji
5c3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
1-22-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5177 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
box, chest, case, bin, railway car
Kun:
はこ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 書箱 【ショソウ】 bookcase

Kun reading compounds

  • 箱 【はこ】 box, case, chest, package, pack, crate, car (of a train, etc.), shamisen case, shamisen, public building, community building, man who carries a geisha's shamisen, receptacle for human waste, feces (faeces), counter for boxes (or boxed objects)
  • 箱入り 【はこいり】 cased, boxed, precious, cherished, girl who has been sheltered from the world, one's special talent
  • リサイクル用の箱 【リサイクルようのはこ】 recycling bin, recycling box
  • 契約の箱 【けいやくのはこ】 Ark of the Covenant

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • caja
  • cofre

Portuguese

  • caixa
  • tórax
  • caixa de papelão
  • depósito
  • carro de estrada de ferro

French

  • boîte
  • coffre
  • caisse
  • wagon
390 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
944 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
935 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
799 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2383 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1091 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1060 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1486 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
951 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26209 Morohashi
2711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4331 New Nelson (John Haig)
942 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1013 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
435 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2379 2001 Kanji
6f9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
8896.3 Four corner code
1-40-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bb1 Unicode hex code