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Kanji Information Sheet for 行  ( PDF version of this Kanji PDF version )

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Bushu (Radical) Info: 行 (ぎょう) – journey
Henshall Mnemonic: column goes along to crossroads
Levels: JLPT N5 | JLPT 4 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #20 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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JLPT N5 Words

JLPT N4 Words

  •   [きゅうこう]
    (n) express (e.g. train that bypasses many stations)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • う   [おこなう]
    (v5u) to perform; to do; to conduct oneself; to carry out   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ひこうじょう]
    (n) airport   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N3 Words

  •   [こうどう]
    (n,vs) action; conduct; behaviour; mobilization   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [じっこう]
    (n,vs) practice; performance; execution (e.g. program); realization   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [はっこう]
    (n) issue (publications)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [つうこう]
    (n,vs) passage; passing   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • き   [いき]
    (n) going   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • き   [ゆき]
    (n) going   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ひこう]
    (n) aviation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [りゅうこう]
    (n,vs) fashionable; fad; in vogue; prevailing   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ぎょうぎ]
    (n) manners   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N2 Words

  •   [ゆくえ]
    (n) one's whereabouts   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ぎょうれつ]
    (n,vs,n) (1) line; procession; (2) (math) matrix   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • る   [はやる]
    (v5r) to flourish; to thrive; to be popular; to come into fashion   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [へいこう]
    (adj-na,n,vs) (going) side by side; concurrent; abreast; at the same time; occurring together; parallel; parallelism   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [やこう]
    (n) walking around at night; night train; night travel   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ぎょうじ]
    (n) event; function   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [こうこう]
    (adj-na,n) filial piety   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [いきなり]
    (adv) (uk) abruptly; suddenly; all of a sudden; without warning   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N1 Words

    Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

    •   [しっこうゆうよ]
      stay of execution; suspended sentence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [おうこう]
      (n) walking sideways; staggering; striding   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [りこう]
      (n) performance; fulfillment; discharge; implementation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    • き   [くもゆき]
      (n) weather; look of the sky; situation; turn of affairs; signs   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しこう]
      (n,vs) making an attempt   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しこうさくご]
      (n,vs) trial and error   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [おくゆき]
      (n) depth; length   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    • き   [おくゆき]
      (n) depth; length   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [かんこう]
      (n) decisive action   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こうこう]
      (n,vs) cruise   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [ぼうこう]
      (n) assault; outrage; act of violence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [おやこうこう]
      (adj-na,n) filial piety   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [はんこう]
      (n) crime; criminal act; offence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [いちぎょう]
      (n) line; row; troupe; party   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [いっこう]
      (n) line; row; troupe; party   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きょうこうさいけつ]
      steamroller voting; steamrollering   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [だこう]
      (n,vs) meandering; crawling   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [たんこうぼん]
      (n) special book; separate volume; book of lectures   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [ちほうぎょうせい]
      local administration   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [だんこう]
      (n,vs) decisive action; carry out   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    • ってく   [もっていく]
      (exp) to take; to carry (something) away   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [だいこう]
      (n) acting as agent   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [にっぽんぎんこう]
      (n) Bank of Japan   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [すいこう]
      (n,vs) accomplishment; execution   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [そうごぎんこう]
      mutual savings bank   [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.