6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 9th grade
JLPT exam level N1

crude, simple, plain, docile

Kun'yomi
  • ほう
  • ほお Japanese bigleaf magnolia (Magnolia obovata)
  • えのき Japanese hackberry (Celtis sinensis var. japonica), Chinese nettle tree
On'yomi
  • ボク

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

crude, simple, plain
ボク ほう ほお (9th, N1)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
ボク うらな.う うらない (Kentei Pre-1)

References

Unicode hex code 6734
JIS X 0208 1-43-49
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2176
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2544
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 819
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1013
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 548
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 725
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 207
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 220
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1896
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 255
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1828
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14428
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1819
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1466
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1562
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1416
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1082
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1529
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1070
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 211
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a2.3
Four corner code 4390.0
De Roo Code 1854