Romaji: fu

Name Readings

Kana: い、う、お、はん
Romaji: i, u, o, han


borough, urban prefecture, govt office, representative body, storehouse

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  53
Frequency:  170
Grade:  4
Skip Pattern:  3-3-5
Korean Reading:  bu
Chinese Reading:  fu3
Unicode:  5e9c
JIS:  495C


Halpern Index: 3082
Nelson Index: 1507
New Nelson Index: 1611
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3q5.2
Four Corner Index: 0024.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 575
Gakken Index: 156
Japanese Names Index: 740
Daikanwanjiten Index: 9283
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0558
Remembering the kanji Index: 1002
Kanji Way Index: 168
Kanji Flashcards Index: 509
Kodansha Compact Index: 587
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 603
Kanji in Context Index: 337
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1960
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2654
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1011
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1077
Essential Kanji Index: 260
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3824
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 548
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 503
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 515


(metropolitan) prefecture (of Osaka and Kyoto); the centre or seat (of) (center); (government) office
幕府 (ばくふ)
bakufu; shogunate
府中 (ふちゅう)
provincial capital (under the ritsuryo system); provincial office; public place of imperial rule
国府 (こくふ、こくぶ、こふ)
Nationalist Government (of China; i.e. under the Kuomintang); provincial office (under the ritsuryo system); provincial capital
府警 (ふけい)
prefectural police
政府 (せいふ)
government; administration
都道府県 (とどうふけん)
administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Hokkai-do, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu and remaining prefectures
府立 (ふりつ)
managed by an urban prefecture
府県 (ふけん)
行政府 (ぎょうせいふ)
the government; Administration
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