12 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 6th grade
JLPT exam level N2

rod, stick, cane, pole, club, line

  • ボウ pole, rod, stick

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

rod, stick, cane
ボウ (6th, N2)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
observance, offer, present
ホウ まつ.る ほう.ずる (8th, N1)
サン み みっ.つ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
ジュウ そ そ (1st, N5)


Unicode hex code 68D2
JIS X 0208 1-43-32
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2302
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2750
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 983
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1237
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 671
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14929
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 975
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1543
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1645
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 636
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 987
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 956
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 988
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1105
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1589
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a8.20
Four corner code 4595.3
De Roo Code 1855