Kanji 方

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On:
ホウ
hou
Kun:
かた、-かた、-がた
kata, -kata, -gata
Meaning:
direction, person, alternative
Grade: 2
JLPT: 4
Phonetic: (ホウ、ボウ)
In names: から、な、なた、ふさ、まさ、みち、も、わ kara, na, nata, fusa, masa, michi, mo, wa
Shape: idc
Elements:
Antonyms: , ,
Homonyms: , , , ,
Look alike:
Categories: N4 (JLPT)

Examples

仕方
しかた
shikata
way, method, style
先生方
せんせいがた
senseigata
teachers, doctors
地方
ちほう
chihoo
area
夕方
ゆうがた
yuugata
evening
方向
ほうこう
hookoo
direction
方言
ほうげん
hoogen
dialect
方針
ほうしん
hooshin
policy, principle
父方
ちちかた
chichikata
father's side of family
話し方
はなしかた
hanashikata
way of talking

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): bang
Pinyin: fang1
Vietnam: Phương

Codepoints

Big-5: A4 E8
Decimal: 26041
Hex: 65B9
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-42-93
Unicode UTF-16: 65B9
Unicode UTF-8: E6 96 B9

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 138
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 223
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 204
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 26
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 28
Japanese For Busy People: 2.5
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 182
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 85
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 70
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 70
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1243
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1709
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 43
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 957
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 2459
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 501
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 5, page 0654): 13620
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1963
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 490
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 529
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 25
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 2082
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 2389
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 102
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