Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 15



box, chest, case, bin, railway car
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ソウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • はこ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 箱, 函, 匣, 筥, 筐, 凾


    car (of a train, etc.)

    shamisen case; shamisen

    man who carries a geisha's shamisen

    receptacle for human waste; feces (faeces)

  • 十八番, 御箱

    No. 18; eighteenth

    repertoire of 18 kabuki plays

    one's favourite stunt (favorite); one's specialty

  • 私書箱

    post office box

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