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

halberd, arms, festival float

Kun'yomi
  • ほこ long-handled Chinese spear, lance, pike
On'yomi
  • ボウ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

halberd, arms, festival float
ム ほこ ボウ (7th, N1)
beforehand, previous, myself
ヨ シャ あらかじ.め (3rd, N3)
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)

Contained In

References

Unicode hex code 77DB
JIS X 0208 1-44-23
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3164
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3974
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2008
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2501
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1266
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1732
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Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1311
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1672
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 150
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1813
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 23846
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1843
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 773
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 787
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1565
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1054
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 955
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1392
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1233
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a5.6
Four corner code 1722.2
De Roo Code 3553