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
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
1-44-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9762 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
soul, spirit
Kun:
たましいたま
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魂 【コン】 Yang energy, spirit
  • 魂胆 【コンタン】 ulterior motive, plot, scheme, complicated circumstances, intricacies
  • 鎮魂 【チンコン】 repose of a soul, ceremony for the repose of a departed soul
  • 入魂 【ニュウコン】 putting one's heart and soul (into), giving one's all, breathing a soul into (e.g. a Buddhist statue), intimacy, familiarity

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂不死説 【たましいふしせつ】 (theory of) the immortality of the soul
  • 一寸の虫にも五分の魂 【いっすんのむしにもごぶのたましい】 tread on a worm and it will turn, even a tiny bug will defend itself, even the weakest and smallest beings have their own wills, so do not make light of them
  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead
  • 稲魂 【うかのみたま】 the god of foodstuffs (esp. of rice)
  • 亡き魂 【なきたま】 departed soul, spirit

Readings

Chinese:
hun2
Korean:
hon

Spanish

  • alma
  • espíritu
  • corazón

Portuguese

  • alma
  • espírito

French

  • âme
  • esprit
1280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5278 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1917 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2488 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1525 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1754 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1927 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1346 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2040 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45787 Morohashi
1063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6835 New Nelson (John Haig)
2021 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2177 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1746 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
5f9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1671.3 Four corner code
1-26-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b42 Unicode hex code