Kanji 坊

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Radical: (32)
Strokes: 7
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On:
ボウ、ボッ
bou, bo
Kun:
まち、へや
machi, heya
Meaning:
boy, priest's residence, priest
Grade: 8
JLPT: 2
Phonetic: (ホウ、ボウ)
Shape: idc
Elements: ,
Categories: N2 (JLPT)

Examples

お坊さん
おぼうさん
obousan
Buddhist priest
けちん坊
けちんぼう
kechinbou
miser, cheapskate
坊ちゃん
ぼっちゃん
bocchan
son (of others)
坊や
ぼうや
bouya
boy
坊主
ぼうず
bouzu
Buddhist priest [derogatory]
寝坊する
ねぼうする
nebousuru
sleep in late
朝寝坊
あさねぼう
asanebou
oversleeping
赤ん坊
あかんぼう
akanbou
baby
食いしん坊
くいしんぼう
kuishinbou
glutton

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): bang
Pinyin: fang1, fang2
Vietnam: Phường

Codepoints

Big-5: A7 7B
Decimal: 22346
Hex: 574A
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-43-23
Unicode UTF-16: 574A
Unicode UTF-8: E5 9D 8A

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 1807
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 1676
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 1203
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 430
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 389
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 2014
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 1858
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 171
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 205
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 782
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 371
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 274
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 503
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 3, page 0150): 4924
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 233
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 492
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 531
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 1062
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 986
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 1109
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