Kana: ト、トウ
Romaji: to, tou

Name Readings

Kana: ます、T2、とます
Romaji: masu, t2, tomasu


Big Dipper, ten sho (vol), sake dipper, dots and cross radical (no. 68)

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  4
Radical Number:  68
Frequency:  1885
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  3-2-2
Korean Reading:  du
Chinese Reading:  dou4
Unicode:  6597
JIS:  454D


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Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a4.17
Four Corner Index: 3400.0
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Japanese Names Index: 71
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Kodansha Compact Index: 950
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1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1874
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Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1255
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to (measure of volume, approx. 18 litres); square bearing block (at the top of a pillar); Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
kanji radical 68 at right
北斗星 (ほくとせい)
the Great Bear; the Big Dipper; the Plough; the Plow
北斗七星 (ほくとしちせい)
the Big Dipper (asterism); the Plough; the Plow
斗酒 (としゅ)
kegs of sake; lot of sake
measuring container; measure; box (seating at a theatre, etc.); square on a grid; cell of a grid; square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)
北斗 (ほくと)
the Big Dipper (asterism); the Plough; the Plow
漏斗 (じょうご、ろうと、ロート)
1斗缶 (いっとかん)
eighteen litre drum
熨斗 (のし、ぬし)
long thin strip of dried sea-ear or paper attached to a gift
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