Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
face 面 (靣)
Parts:
Variants:
mask, face, features, surface
Kun:
おもおもてつら
On:
メンベン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
186 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 面 【メン】 face, mask, face guard, (in kendo) striking the head, surface (esp. a geometrical surface), page, aspect, facet, side, chamfer, counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
  • 面会 【メンカイ】 meeting (face-to-face), seeing, visit, interview
  • 平面 【ヘイメン】 level surface, plane
  • 対面 【タイメン】 meeting face-to-face, seeing in person, facing (each other), opposing (traffic, etc.), confronting

Kun reading compounds

  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面影 【おもかげ】 face, looks, vestiges, trace
  • 水の面 【みのも】 surface of the water, face of the water
  • 面 【おもて】 face, surface, mask (esp. a noh or kyogen mask)
  • 面伏せ 【おもてぶせ】 being so embarrassed as to keep one's face down
  • 細面 【ほそおもて】 slender face
  • 面 【つら】 face, mug, surface, cheek meat, cheek, cheeks, surrounding area
  • 面当て 【つらあて】 spiteful remarks
  • 赤面 【あかつら】 red face, villain (in kabuki, jōruri, etc.)
  • 横面 【よこつら】 side of face

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ずら、 ほおつき、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mian4
Korean:
myeon

Spanish

  • cara
  • semblante
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • máscara
  • rosto
  • recursos
  • superfície

French

  • masque
  • face
  • traits
  • surface
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
417 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
165 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5087 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1002 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
904 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
274 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
438 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1876 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2590 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1910 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42618 Morohashi
2087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6566 New Nelson (John Haig)
1892 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
347 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3176 2001 Kanji
3s6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
overthrow, fall, collapse, drop, break down
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
791 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倒産 【トウサン】 (corporate) bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial failure, failed business
  • 倒閣 【トウカク】 overthrow of government
  • 傾倒 【ケイトウ】 devoting oneself to, concentrating on, being an ardent admirer of, having great esteem for, tipping over and collapsing
  • 風倒 【フウトウ】 falling due to a strong wind, being toppled by the wind

Kun reading compounds

  • 倒れる 【たおれる】 to fall (over, down), to collapse, to take a fall, to topple, to be destroyed (in a collapse), to collapse, to cave in, to crumble, to give away, to be confined to bed (with an illness), to come down with, to break down (e.g. from overwork), to die, to be killed, to go bankrupt (of a company, bank, etc.), to fail, to collapse, to go under, to be defeated (in a game), to lose, to fall (of a government, dictator, etc.), to be overthrown
  • 倒す 【たおす】 to throw down, to bring down, to blow down, to fell, to knock down, to set (something) down on its side, to turn (something) on its side, to recline (e.g. a seat), to kill, to defeat, to beat, to overthrow, to trip up, to ruin, to leave unpaid, to cheat
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front, wrong way round
  • 逆様事 【さかさまごと】 child dying before parents, occurrence out of sequence, wrong order
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front, wrong way round
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆しま 【さかしま】 reverse, inversion, upside down, unreasonable, absurd, wrong

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao3, dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • caida
  • derribo
  • derrocar
  • hacer caer
  • derribar
  • caer
  • caerse

Portuguese

  • Queda de regime
  • queda
  • colapso
  • gota
  • deposição

French

  • renverser
  • tomber
  • s'écrouler
  • dégringoler
  • s'effondrer
1643 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
487 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
324 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
905 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
927 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
109 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
93 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
989 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
767 Morohashi
124 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
256 New Nelson (John Haig)
980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2143 2001 Kanji
2a8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-37-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5012 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見解 【ケンカイ】 opinion, point of view
  • 後見 【コウケン】 guardianship, guardian, (theatrical) assistant, prompter
  • 政見 【セイケン】 political views

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to examine, to look over, to assess, to check, to judge, to look after, to attend to, to take care of, to keep an eye on, to experience, to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.), to try ..., to have a go at ..., to give ... a try, to see (that) ..., to find (that) ...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
1-24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code