Kana: ブ、-べ
Romaji: bu, -be

Name Readings

Kana: とり、ふ、ぺ、ま
Romaji: tori, fu, pe, ma


section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  163
Frequency:  36
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-8-3
Korean Reading:  bu
Chinese Reading:  bu4
Unicode:  90e8
JIS:  4974


Halpern Index: 1676
Nelson Index: 4767
New Nelson Index: 6146
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2d8.15
Four Corner Index: 0762.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 384
Gakken Index: 37
Japanese Names Index: 1418
Daikanwanjiten Index: 39460
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 11.0256
Remembering the kanji Index: 1845
Busy People Index: 2.5
Kanji Way Index: 52
Kanji Flashcards Index: 969
Kodansha Compact Index: 762
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 407
Kanji in Context Index: 53
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1099
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1498
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1862
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1988
Essential Kanji Index: 282
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2111
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 444
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 504
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 386


外部 (がいぶ)
the outside; external
学部 (がくぶ)
department of a university; undergraduate (course, program, etc.)
東部 (とうぶ)
eastern part; the east (of a region)
支部 (しぶ)
branch; subdivision
下部 (かぶ)
lower part; substructure; subordinate (office); good and faithful servant
一部 (いちぶ)
one part; one portion; one section; some; one copy (e.g. of a document)
西部 (せいぶ)
western part; the west (of a region); the West (i.e. of the US)
中部 (ちゅうぶ)
center; centre; middle; heart; Chubu region (incl. Aichi, Nagano, Shizuoka, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi and Gifu prefectures)
幹部 (かんぶ)
management; (executive) staff; leaders; leadership; top brass; upper echelons
頭部 (とうぶ)
head; cranium; cephalic
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