Kana: フ、フウ、ブ、おっと、それ
Romaji: fu, fuu, bu, otto, sore

Name Readings

Kana: お、と、ゆう、よ
Romaji: o, to, yuu, yo


husband, man

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  4
Radical Number:  4
Frequency:  335
Grade:  4
Skip Pattern:  4-4-4
Korean Reading:  bu
Chinese Reading:  fu2
Unicode:  592b
JIS:  4957


Halpern Index: 3460
Nelson Index: 164
New Nelson Index: 1136
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a4.31
Four Corner Index: 5003.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 573
Gakken Index: 265
Japanese Names Index: 104
Daikanwanjiten Index: 5835
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 3.0546
Remembering the kanji Index: 838
Kanji Way Index: 220
Kanji Flashcards Index: 445
Kodansha Compact Index: 411
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 601
Kanji in Context Index: 595
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2157
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2909
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 846
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 901
Essential Kanji Index: 51
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4271
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1463
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 501
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 445


wife; my dear; dear; honey; garnish (esp. one served with sashimi); embellishment
male; man; husband
夫人 (ふじん、ぶにん、はしかし)
wife; Mrs; madam; wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.); consort of the emperor
夫妻 (ふさい)
man and wife; married couple
工夫 (こうふ)
labourer; laborer; blue-collar worker
that; he; she; that person
夫婦 (ふうふ、めおと、みょうと)
married couple; spouses; husband and wife; couple; pair; his and hers; pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
太夫 (たゆう)
high-ranking Noh actor; head of a school of noh performance; high ranking courtesan (esp. in Yoshiwara) (Edo-period); joruri narrator; manzai narrator; female role actor in kabuki; low ranking priest in a Shinto shrine; lord steward (formerly the fifth court rank)
工夫 (くふう)
scheme; device; scheming; devising; figuring out; coming up with; solving ingeniously; dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
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