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

stroke order illustration  
English:
transit
ford
ferry
cross
import
deliver
diameter
migrate
On-Yomi:
Kun-Yomi:
わた.る
-わた.る
わた.す

たり
わたな
わたら
わたり
Bushu (Radical) Info: 水 (みず) – water
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 8
Frequency: #446 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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JLPT N5 Words

  • す   [わたす]
    (v5s) to pass over; to hand over   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • る   [わたる]
    (v5r) to cross over; to go across   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N1 Words

  • し   [はしわたし]
    (n) "bridge building"; mediation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • す   [みわたす]
    (v5s) to look out over; to survey (scene); to take an extensive view of   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [わたりどり]
    (n) migratory bird; bird of passage   [K] [D] [Jisho]

Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

  • し   [ひきわたし]
    (n) delivery; handing over; turning over; extradition   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • す   [ひきわたす]
    (v5s) to deliver; to extradite; to stretch across; to hand over   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かと]
    (n) crossing; ferry; changing old to new   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かとき]
    (n) transition period   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • し   [いいわたし]
    (n) sentence; judgment; pronouncement; order; command   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • す   [いいわたす]
    (v5s) to announce; to tell; to sentence; to order   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • り   [つなわたり]
    (n) tightrope walking   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • る   [いきわたる]
    (v5r) to diffuse; to spread through   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • る   [いきわたる]
    (v5r) to diffuse; to spread through   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • す   [てわたす]
    (v5s) to hand over; to surrender   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • し   [うけわたし]
    (n) delivery   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • す   [ゆずりわたす]
    (v5s) to hand over; to turn over; to cede   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [じょうと]
    (n) assignment   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • り   [はわたり]
    (n) length of a (sword) blade; walking on the edge of a sword   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちょっと]
    (ateji) (adv,int) (1) (uk) just a minute; short time; just a little; (2) somewhat; easily; readily; rather   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • し   [わたし]
    (n) ferry (crossing); ferry(boat); (also suffix) delivery   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [わたしぶね]
    (n) ferry; ferryboat   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • り   [わたり]
    (n) ferry   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [とこう]
    (n) voyage   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [とらい]
    (n,vs) visit; introduction; importation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • り   [ふわたり]
    (n) non-payment; dishonouring (bill); bouncing (cheque)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
Find more details for at jisho.org, Yookoso! or WWWJDIC

Acknowledgments

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.