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Bushu (Radical) Info: 广 (まだれ) – dotted cliff
Henshall Mnemonic: hand measures twenty-one degrees in building
Levels: JLPT N4 | JLPT 3 (old) | Grade 3
Frequency: #110 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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JLPT N5 Words

  •   [ちょうど]
    (adj-na,adv,n) (uk) just; right; exactly   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ど]
    (n,n-suf) (1) counter for occurrences; (2) (pref) very; totally   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N4 Words

  •   [いちど]
    (n-adv) once; one time; on one occasion   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [こんど]
    (n-adv,n-t) now; this time; next time; another time   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きっと]
    (adv,n) (1) (uk) surely; undoubtedly; certainly; without fail; (2) sternly; severely   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N3 Words

  • う   [おめでとう]
    (ateji) (int) (uk) Congratulations!; an auspicious occasion!   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • に   [いちどに]
    (adv) all at once   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [おんど]
    (n) temperature   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [したく]
    (n,vs) preparation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [せいど]
    (n) system; institution; organization   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [そくど]
    (n) speed; velocity; rate   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [たいど]
    (n) attitude; manner   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ていど]
    (n-adv,n,n-suf) degree; amount; grade; standard; of the order of (following a number)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [てきど]
    (adj-na,n) moderate   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [たび]
    (n) times (three times, etc.); degree   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • 々   [たびたび]
    (adv) often; repeatedly; frequently   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N2 Words

  •   [いど]
    (n) latitude (nav.)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かくど]
    (n) angle   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [けいど]
    (n) longitude   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [げんど]
    (n) limit; bounds   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [こうど]
    (adj-na,n) altitude; height; advanced   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • 湿   [しつど]
    (n) level of humidity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ねんど]
    (n,n-suf) year; fiscal year; school year; term   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [のうど]
    (n) concentration; brightness   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [まいど]
    (n-adv,n-t) each time; common service-sector greeting   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N1 Words

    Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

    • 度   [ひっぱりせんだんきょうど]
      peel strength (conductor from substrate)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [なんど]
      (n) how many times?; how often?   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [かど]
      (adj-na,adj-no,n) excess; immoderation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [かいけいねんど]
      fiscal year   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [いくど]
      (adv,n) (how) many times; (how) often   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きど]
      (n) brightness; clearness; luminance   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きょうど]
      (adj-na,n) strength; intensity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きょくど]
      (adj-na,n) maximum; extreme; utmost; curvature   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [げんどがく]
      (n) credit limit (on a credit card)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こうど]
      (n) hardness; solidity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こうそくど]
      (n) high speed   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こんねんど]
      (n-adv,n-t) this year   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [さいど]
      (n-adv,n-t) twice; again; second time   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [さくねんど]
      (n-adv) previous fiscal year   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [さんじゅうはちどせん]
      the Thirty-eighth Parallel   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [さんど]
      three times   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しゃくど]
      (n) linear measure; scale   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [じゅうど]
      (adj-no,n) heavy; severe   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [じゅんど]
      (n) purity (of a substance)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しんど]
      (n) depth   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しんど]
      (n) Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [せいど]
      (n) precision; accuracy   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [せつど]
      (n) moderation; standard   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [せんど]
      (n) (degree of) freshness   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [ぜんねんど]
      (n-adv,n) preceding fiscal year   [K] [D] [Jisho]
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    The sofware used to generate this kanji information uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group at Monash University and are used in conformance with the Group's license.

    NOTE: I converted the sources just mentioned years ago and have never really updated so there may be some missing or incorrect information that has been addressed in the original sources but not here.

    The first Stroke Order image used on this page is courtesy of Ulrich Apel's excellent open source KanjiVG project. The second image is from the folks at the excellent Jisho Japanese-English dictionary site and it too is based on KanjiVG.

    Classifying the kanji and popular vocabulary by the new JLPT levels was done by consulting Jonathan Waller‘s JLPT Resources page, renshuu, Wictionary, and Nihongo Ichiban.

    The Henshall Mnemonics are the copyright of Tuttle Publishing and are the result of the hard work by Professor Henshall. See the list I used here.

    If you are curious about the lexicography shown in the word definitions, visit the WWWJDIC abbreviations and codes guide and the JMdict/Edict Lexicographical details page.