Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 4



direction, person, alternative
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ホウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • かた
  • -かた
  • -がた

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • direction; way

    person; lady; gentleman

    method of; manner of; way of

    care of ..

    person in charge of ..

    side (e.g. "on my mother's side")

  • 一方

    one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party

    on the one hand; on the other hand

    whereas; although; but at the same time; meanwhile; in turn

    (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb) just keeps; being inclined to ...; tending to be ...; tending to do ...; continuously ...; just keeps on ...ing; only

  • 方針

    objective; plan; policy

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