Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 北
- end with 北
- contain 北
north
KUN:
  • きた
    kita
ON:
  • ホク
    hoku
Nanori:
  • きら
    kira
  • ほう
    hou
  • ほっ
    ho
  • ほつ
    hotsu
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 221 results)

noun
1.
north
2.
the North, northern territories
3.
North Korea(abbreviation)
4.
north wind(archaism)

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to lose, to be defeated
2.
to succumb, to give in, to surrender, to yield(only relevant for 負ける)
3.
to be inferior to(only relevant for 負ける)
4.
to break out in a rash due to (e.g. lacquer, shaving, etc.)(only relevant for 負ける)
Ichidan verb, transitive verb
5.
to reduce the price, to give a discount, to throw in (something extra) for free(only relevant for 負ける)
All readings:
負ける【まける】
敗ける【まける】
敗北る【まける】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

noun
1.
north and south, north to south
2.
South Korea and North Korea(abbreviation)

noun
1.
North Pole
2.
the Arctic(abbreviation)
See also:北極圏

noun
Beijing (China), Peking
Other readings:
北京【ペイチン】

noun
Hokkaido (island, prefectural-level administrative unit)

noun
1.
north-east
2.
Tōhoku (northernmost six prefectures of Honshu), Tohoku(only relevant for とうほく)
See also:東北地方
Other readings:
東北【ひがしきた】

noun, no-adjective
1.
the north, northward, northern direction
noun
2.
northern part (e.g. of a country), northern district

noun, no-adjective
northern part, the north (of a region)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 195 results)

かれ
なつ
とうほく
東北
ほう
地方
りょこう
旅行
He traveled through the Tohoku district this summer

25
ごう
せん
きた
ほうめん
方面
ぐち
入り口
きん
付近
I'm near the on ramp to 25 north

ほっかいどう
北海道
きゅうしゅう
九州
くら
比べる
さむ
寒い
Hokkaido is very cold compared with Kyushu

うみ
めん
面した
都市
とな
隣の
ゆうめい
有名な
都市
、ドーヴァー
かいがん
海岸
13
きた
位置
It's on the coast about 13 kilometers to the north of its more famous neighbor, Dover

とうほく
東北
ほう
地方
りょこう
旅行
価値
The Tohoku district is worth traveling to

There was a cold wind blowing from the north

ほっかいどう
北海道
なが
長くて
みち
おお
多い
There are a lot of long and straight roads in Hokkaido

たいふう
台風
とうほく
東北
ほう
地方
おうだん
横断
The typhoon may cross the Tohoku district

ふる
古い
きょうか
教会
まち
きた
The old church stands north of the town

まち
ほく
北部
じんこう
人口
おお
多い
More people live in the northern part of the city

The ship is bearing due north

はいぼく
敗北
ぐん
くに
てったい
撤退
The defeated army retreated from the country

かれ
とし
今年
なつ
とうほく
東北
ほう
地方
りょこう
旅行
He traveled through the Tohoku district this summer

These birds migrate to North Africa in winter

われわれ
我々
きた
すす
進んだ
We went due north

むら
まち
きた
20
とこ
The village lies 20 miles north of this town

かれ
彼ら
ゆうかん
勇敢
たた
戦った
はいぼく
敗北
Bravely though they fought, they were defeated

とうほく
東北
・秋田
しんかんせん
新幹線
うんてん
運転
こうつう
交通
こんらん
混乱
Traffic was also disrupted including the suspension of the Akita, Tohoku bullet train

ほっかいどう
北海道
I will go skiing in Hokkaido

かのじょ
彼女
ほっきょ
北極
とうたつ
到達
She has finally reached the Arctic