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トウ//    /hi/    ほ-/ho-/    ともしび/tomoshibi/    とも.す/    あかり/akari/TOU/トウ/    hi//    ho-/ほ-/    tomoshibi/ともしび/とも.す/    akari/あかり/

lamp;  a light;  light;  counter for lights Frenchlampe;  lumière;  compteur de lampes Portugueselâmpada;  luz;  sufixo p/ contagem de luzes Spanishlámpara;  luz;  contador para luces

Radical: (fire).   Strokes: 6画.   Elements: 一火亅.   Variants: .   Pinyin: dēng.   Hangul:  [deung].

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
トウ火管制とうかかんせいtōkakansei】blackout (to prevent being seen by enemy aircraft during a nighttime air raid)
とうかtōka】light; lamp; torch
がいとうgaitō】street light
hihi】light; lamp; torch
点し頃ひともしごろhitomoshigoro】early evening; dusk; lamp-lighting time; lighting-up time
ともしびtomoshibiともしびtomoshibi】light; lamp; torch
風前のふうぜんのともしびfūzennotomoshibi】precarious situation; precarious state
ともtomosuともすtomosu】to light; to turn on
爪に火をつめにひをともすtsumenihiwotomosu】to lead a stingy life; to scrimp and save; to pinch pennies; to light one's fingernail (instead of a candle)
あかりakariあかりakari】light; lamp
Codepoints and classification codes:
37-84JIS X 0208
9182.0Four Corner
1153De Roo
Dictionary indices:
2745Classic Nelson
3395The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
825New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
552Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
165Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1290A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
537Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
18855Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 7 p. 373
556A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1333Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
711Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
583Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
471Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
871Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1262Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
167Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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