Kanji 北

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Radical: (21)
Strokes: 5
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On:
ホク
hoku
Kun:
きた
kita
Meaning:
north
Grade: 2
JLPT: 5
In names: きら、ほう、ほっ、ほつ kira, hoo, ho,, hotsu
Shape: idc
Elements: , 丬
Antonyms:
Categories: N5 (JLPT)

Examples

きた
kita
north
北半球
きたはんきゅう
kitahankyuu
northern hemisphere
北欧
ほくおう
hokuou
Northern Europe
北海道
ほっかいどう
hokkaidou
Hokkaido
北部
ほくぶ
hokubu
northern part
北風
きたかぜ
kitakaze
north wind
南北
なんぼく
nanboku
south and north
敗北する
はいぼくする
haibokusuru
be defeated
東北
とうほく
toohoku
Touhoku

Reading in other languages

Korean: 북, 배
Korean (latin): bug, bae
Pinyin: bei3
Vietnam: Bắc

Codepoints

Big-5: A5 5F
Decimal: 21271
Hex: 5317
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-43-44
Unicode UTF-16: 5317
Unicode UTF-8: E5 8C 97

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 139
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 224
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 205
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 156
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 103
Japanese For Busy People: 2.20
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 24
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 138
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 73
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 73
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 147
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 176
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 42
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 231
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 230
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 454
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0442): 2574
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 197
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 445
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 480
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 282
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 751
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 581
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 115
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