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), 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
Chinese:
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
44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
touch, contact, adjoin, piece together
Kun:
つ.ぐ
On:
セツショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
523 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 接続 【セツゾク】 connection, attachment, union, join, joint, link, changing trains, conjunction
  • 切断 【セツダン】 cutting, severance, section, amputation, disconnection
  • 溶接 【ヨウセツ】 weld, welding
  • 応接 【オウセツ】 reception (e.g. of visitors), dealing with
  • 接心 【セッシン】 concentration, period of intensive zazen

Kun reading compounds

  • 接ぐ 【つぐ】 to join, to piece together, to set (bones), to graft (onto a tree)

Readings

Chinese:
jie1
Korean:
jeob

Spanish

  • acercarse
  • aproximarse
  • unir
  • conectar
  • entretener
  • dar la bienvenida
  • contactar

Portuguese

  • tocar
  • contato
  • juntar
  • pedir juntamente

French

  • joindre
  • toucher
  • contact
  • recoller (morceaux)
652 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
753 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
730 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
576 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1951 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
417 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
579 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1548 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
486 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
495 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
748 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
905 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
607 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
460 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
679 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12280 Morohashi
500 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2213 New Nelson (John Haig)
672 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
725 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
399 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
740 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1369 2001 Kanji
3c8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5004.4 Four corner code
32-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a5 Unicode hex code