Kanji 変

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Radical: (34)
Strokes: 9
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hen
Kun:
か.わる、か.わり、か.える
ka.waru, ka.wari, ka.eru
Meaning:
unusual, change, strange
Grade: 4
JLPT: 3
Shape: idc
Elements: 亠, , ,
Homonyms: , , , ,
Look alike:
Variants:
Categories: N3 (JLPT)

Examples

変える
かえる
kaeru
change [v.t.]
変な
へんな
henna
strange
変わる
かわる
kawaru
change [v.i.]
変動する
へんどうする
hendousuru
fluctuate
変化する
へんかする
henkasuru
change
変更する
へんこうする
henkoosuru
change, modify
大変な
たいへんな
taihenna
terrible
異変
いへん
ihen
accident

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): byeon
Pinyin: bian4
Vietnam: Biến, Bén, Biếng

Codepoints

Decimal: 22793
Hex: 5909
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-42-49
Unicode UTF-16: 5909
Unicode UTF-8: E5 A4 89

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 509
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 609
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 581
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 191
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 324
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 443
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 970
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 257
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 257
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1311
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1782
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 222
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 401
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 2569
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1761
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 3, page 0302): 5703
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2069
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1745
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 1882
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 254
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 306
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 1119
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 532
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