Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
halberd, arms, festival float
Kun:
ほこ
On:
ボウ
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Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 木棒 【キボウ】 wooden stick, wooden pole

Kun reading compounds

  • 矛 【ほこ】 long-handled Chinese spear, lance, pike, weapon, arms, grip of a bow, parade float decorated with long-handled Chinese spears
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 銅矛 【どうほこ】 bronze hoko, bronze halberd, bronze spearhead
  • 鯱 【しゃちほこ】 mythical carp with the head of a lion and the body of a fish (auspicious protectors of well-being)

Readings

Chinese:
mou2
Korean:
mo

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4845 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2154 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40353 Morohashi
1720 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6255 New Nelson (John Haig)
8a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8315.0 Four corner code
43-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
927e Unicode hex code