Jisho

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21 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
广
witch, demon, evil spirit
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 魔 【マ】 demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence, someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
  • 魔女 【マジョ】 witch
  • 病魔 【ビョウマ】 demon of ill health, disease
  • 尼 【アマ】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Amazon (online retailer)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • demonio
  • espíritu maligno

Portuguese

  • bruxa
  • demônio
  • espírito do mal

French

  • sorcière
  • démon
  • esprit malfaisant
1832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5398 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1929 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45906P Morohashi
3187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6843 New Nelson (John Haig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
557 2001 Kanji
3q18.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-18 SKIP code
3-11-10 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
43-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b54 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
direction, person, alternative
Kun:
かた-かた-がた
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
46 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 方 【ホウ】 direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction), side (of an argument, etc.), one's part, type, category, field (of study, etc.), indicates one side of a comparison, way, method, manner, means, length (of each side of a square)
  • 方言 【ホウゲン】 dialect
  • 途方 【トホウ】 way, destination, reason
  • 右方 【ウホウ】 right side, style of Japanese court music

Kun reading compounds

  • 方 【かた】 direction, way, person, lady, gentleman, method of, manner of, way of, care of ..., person in charge of ..., side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
  • 方々 【かたがた】 they (of people), gentlemen (of the ...), you (usu. plural), various
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 出方 【でかた】 attitude, approach, move, theater usher, theatre usher

Readings

Japanese names:
から、 な、 なた、 ふさ、 まさ、 みち、 も、 わ
Chinese:
fang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dirección
  • lado
  • cuadrado
  • método
  • manera
  • persona
  • forma de hacer

Portuguese

  • direção
  • pessoa
  • alternativa

French

  • direction
  • personne
  • alternative
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
223 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
204 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
28 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
26 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
182 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
85 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
70 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
957 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1709 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13620 Morohashi
1963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2389 New Nelson (John Haig)
490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
529 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
25 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
102 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
4h0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
42-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b9 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
camp, battle array, ranks, position, sudden, brief time
On:
ジン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
828 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陣 【ジン】 battle formation, camp, encampment, position, group, gang, party, corps, war, battle, campaign
  • 陣営 【ジンエイ】 camp (group of same ideological beliefs), faction (of political party), military camp, encampment, cantonment
  • 布陣 【フジン】 battle formation, lineup (e.g. for a game)
  • 出陣 【シュツジン】 departure for the front

Readings

Chinese:
zhen4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • ejército
  • campo de batalla
  • rango
  • posición militar

Portuguese

  • acampamento
  • arranjo na batalha
  • posições
  • posição

French

  • campement
  • ordre de bataille
  • rang
  • position
1450 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
823 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4992 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1207 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1869 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1056 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1404 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1493 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1523 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
733 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
545 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
332 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
411 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1314 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41667 Morohashi
455 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6448 New Nelson (John Haig)
1305 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1402 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1402 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
7520.6 Four corner code
31-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9663 Unicode hex code