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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
邑 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Readings
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 Entry for 部

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

Stroke Order Diagrams for 部

Construction of Character for 部

Radicals and parts present in 部
Part
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Part stand up, rise, set up, erect Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 部
  1. 会意形声。「」()+音符「」。咅は実が二つに割れる様、又は「」に点を打ち二つに分けるの意。「」、「」と同系。

Kanji related to 部

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 部

French
  1. partie, bureau, service, classe, copie, section, portion, compteur de copies (presse)
Portuguese
  1. seção, biro, departamento, classe, cópia, parte, porção, sufixo para contagem de jornais ou revistas
Spanish
  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 about 5 months ago


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