5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

bowl, bowl of food

  • porcelain bowl ②donburi
  • トン
  • タン
  • ショウ
  • セイ

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Reading Commonality

トン 64.8%
どんぶり 35.2%

Character Breakdown

bowl, bowl of food
トン どんぶり タン (11th)
well, well crib, town
い ショウ セイ (7th, N1)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ふだ (1st, N5)
twenty, twenty or letter H radical (no. 55)
キョウ ク にじゅう (Kentei 1)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)

Common Words

porcelain bowl ②donburi
rice covered with pork and vegetables
oyakodon ②threesome including a mother and her daughter
tempura donburi ②(in comedy) repeating the same gag or silly line
bowl of rice with a chop-suey-like mixture on it
bowl of eel and rice (donburi)
bowl of rice with food on top
vinegared rice topped with sliced raw tuna
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Unicode hex code 4E3C
JIS X 0208 1-48-7
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 171
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 37
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4323
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2945
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2884
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1947
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 206
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 101
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1256
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a5.40
Four corner code 5500.0