Kana: コウ、む.く、む.い、-む.き、む.ける、-む.け、む.かう、む.かい、む.こう、む.こう-、むこ、むか.い
Romaji: kou, mu.ku, mu.i,, mu.keru,, mu.kau, mu.kai, mu.kou, mu.kou-, muko, muka.i

Name Readings

Kana: こお、た、な、むか、むかい、むこう
Romaji: koo, ta, na, muka, mukai, mukou


yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  6
Radical Number:  2
Frequency:  182
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  3-3-3
Korean Reading:  sang
Chinese Reading:  xiang4
Unicode:  5411
JIS:  387E


Halpern Index: 3052
Nelson Index: 101
New Nelson Index: 712
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3d3.10
Four Corner Index: 2722.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 278
Gakken Index: 217
Japanese Names Index: 312
Daikanwanjiten Index: 3301
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0843
Remembering the kanji Index: 183
Kanji Way Index: 192
Kanji Flashcards Index: 402
Kodansha Compact Index: 319
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 294
Kanji in Context Index: 557
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1934
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2627
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 186
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 195
Essential Kanji Index: 215
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3790
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 849
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 213
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 266


向け (むけ)
intended for ...; oriented towards ...; aimed at ...
方向 (ほうこう)
direction; orientation; bearing; way; course (e.g. of action)
向ける (むける)
to turn towards; to point
転向 (てんこう)
conversion; shift; about-face; switch
向き (むき)
direction; orientation; aspect; situation; exposure; suitability; tendency
向かう (むかう)
to face; to go towards
向上 (こうじょう)
elevation; rise; improvement; advancement; progress
傾向 (けいこう)
tendency; trend; inclination
日向 (ひなた)
sunny place; in the sun
向く (むく)
to face; to turn toward; to be suited to; to be fit for
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