9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N1

basin, lantern festival, tray

  • tray ②family ③O-Bon ④gambler's den

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

ボン 100.0%

Character Breakdown

basin, lantern festival, tray
ボン (7th, N1)
part, minute of time, segment
ブン わ.ける ブ (2nd)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)
dish, a helping, plate
さら ベイ (3rd, N2)

Common Words

tray ②family ③O-Bon ④gambler's den
Bon Festival dance
O-Bon ②tray
basin (e.g. between mountains)
refined Japanese sugar
the Bon Festival and New Year ②two great things (happening at the same time)
miniature garden
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Unicode hex code 76C6
JIS X 0208 1-43-63
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 594
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3889
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1461
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2o7.6
Four corner code 8010.7
De Roo Code 2074