ほうしんhoushin

noun:

  • policy; plan; course; principle; objective
  • magnetic needle - orig. meaning 磁針

方針houshinha2つfutatsuno意見ikennomawoあれこれarekoretoぐらついたguratsuita The policy fluctuated between two opinions.

Kanji definition:

ホウHOUかたkata~かた kata~がた gata

direction; person; alternative

Strokes:
4
Radical:
方 way, direction
SKIP:
3-3-1
UTF:
65b9
JIS208:
42-93
Nanori:
からkaranaなたnataふさfusaまさmasaみちmichimowa
Hangul:
방 [bang]
Pinyin:
fāng
Stroke order:
Example words:
方向ほうこうhoukou
direction; orientation; bearing; way; / course (e.g. of action)
方針ほうしんhoushin
policy; plan; course; principle; objective; / magnetic needle
見方みかたmikata
viewpoint; point of view; / way of understanding; way of appreciating; how to look at something (e.g. noh, train schedule)
方法ほうほうhouhou
method; process; manner; way; means; technique
地方ちほうchihou
district; region; area; locality; / the country; countryside; the provinces; rural area

シンSHINはりhari

needle; pin; staple; stinger

Strokes:
10
Radical:
金釒 metal, gold
SKIP:
1-8-2
UTF:
91dd
JIS208:
31-43
Nanori:
ha
Hangul:
침 [chim]
Pinyin:
zhēn
Stroke order:
Example words:
方針ほうしんhoushin
policy; plan; course; principle; objective; / magnetic needle
指針ししんshishin
needle (compass, gauge, etc.); hand (clock); indicator; pointer; index; / guiding principle; guideline; guide
はりhari
needle; pin; / hook; / stinger; thorn; / hand (e.g. clock, etc.); pointer; / staple (for a stapler); / needlework; sewing; / malice; / counter for stitches
針金はりがねharigane
wire
羅針盤らしんばんrashinban
compass

Partial results:

ほうしんをかためるhoushinwokatameru Inflection

expression / ichidan verb:

  • to agree on the principle; to firmly establish a policy
ほうしんけっていhoushinkettei

noun:

  • policy decision

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