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Kanji Details for 部

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
邑 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Kun'yomi: へ、べ、-べ。
On'yomi: フ。(Kan'you-on Reading)
ブ。(Go-on Reading)
ホ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 部

Dictionary Entries for 部

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. department (in an organization); division; bureau (higher than a 課)
  2. club
  3. part; component; element
  4. category
  1. counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

  1. hereditary occupational group (Yamato period)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 部

Construction of Character for 部

Radicals and parts present in 部
» Part
» Part mouth
» Part stand up, rise, set up, erect
Origin and construction of 部

Kanji related to 部

  • 使



Meanings in Other Languages for 部

  1. partie, bureau, service, classe, copie, section, portion, compteur de copies (presse)
  1. seção, biro, departamento, classe, cópia, parte, porção, sufixo para contagem de jornais ou revistas
  1. sección, departamento, parte, copia

Comments for 部

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According to Wiktionary, 

⻏ is a radical for "City." Cities have many parts. :)
#1 Posted by Katerine459 over 5 years ago

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