8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 8th grade
JLPT exam level N1

observance, offer, present, dedicate

Kun'yomi
  • to offer ②to set someone up in a high position ③to do respectfully
  • まつ
    to offer ②to set someone up in a high position ③to do respectfully
  • to present ②to obey ③to proudly bear
On'yomi
  • ホウ
Nanori
  • とも
  • やす

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Reading Commonality

34.9%
まつ 30.6%
ホウ 17.2%
ほうずる 17.2%

Character Breakdown

observance, offer, present
ブ まつ.る ホウ (8th, N1)
folded hands
three
サン み みっ.つ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
ten
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

live-in domestic service ②public duty
magistrate's office
service ②offering goods at a reduced price
accompanying ②inner offerer (any of the 10 high-ranking monks serving at the inner offering hall)
votive lantern
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References

Unicode hex code 5949
JIS X 0208 1-42-84
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 212
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1149
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2559
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3167
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 5894
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1793
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1541
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1643
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1177
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1161
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1678
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 415
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1587
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a8.13
Four corner code 5050.3
De Roo Code 1455