Kanji: 方 direction; person

JLPT N4 | 4 Strokes

On:  ほう

Meaning: direction; person

Kanji Parts: 

  • 方 direction; person


It's a picture of a man with a hat 亠 on and walking in a direction.

Stroke Order:


  • 方向【ほうこう】 direction; orientation; bearing; way
  • 夕方【ゆうがた】 evening; dusk
  • 方言【ほうげん】 dialect


In Japan, there are many dialects.

  • 日本 Japan
  • には as for in (Japan)
  • たくさんの many (dialects)
  • 方言 dialects
  • がある there are; there exists

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