Kanshudo Component Builder
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By default the Component Builder shows the most common Joyo kanji components (ie, components which are themselves Joyo kanji, or which are used in at least 3 other Joyo kanji). Select an alternative set of components below.

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Kanshudo Component Builder Help
For detailed instructions, see the Component builder how to guide.
To find any kanji, first try to identify the components it is made up of. Once you have identified any component, search for it in any of three ways:
  1. Draw it in the drawing area
  2. Type the name in the text area
  3. Look for it in the list
Example: look up 漢
  • Notice that 漢 is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫
  • Draw any of these components (one at a time) in the drawing area, and select it when you see it
  • Alternatively, look for a component in the list. 氵 艹 口 each have three strokes; 夫 has four strokes
  • If you know the meanings of the components, type any of them in the text area: water (氵), grass (艹), mouth (口) or husband (夫)
  • Keep adding components until you can see your kanji in the list of matches that appears near the top.
Kanshudo Component Builder Drawing Help
The Kanshudo Component Builder can recognize any of the 416 components listed in the chart below the drawing area. Tips:
  • Draw a component in the center of the area, as large as you can
  • Try to draw the component as it appears in the kanji you're looking up
  • Don't worry about stroke order or number of strokes
  • Don't draw more than one component at a time
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紛 means 'confused'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1384   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 30 words   Used in 63 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   まぎれる to be confused   まぎらわす to make confusing   まぎらわしい ambiguous, confusing   まぎらす to divert, distract
Kun    -まぎ   まが to be mistaken for, to be confused with   まぐ fluke, chance
⿰   thread   divide  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 紛 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 紛 is used 62 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
フン : 30 words FIND ALL
dispute; trouble; strife
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フン (read as ぷん) : 2 words FIND ALL
expression, 'na' adjective, noun
unintelligible language; incoherent language; talking nonsense; "all Greek to me"; double Dutch; (something) incomprehensible; babble; gibberish; jargon; gobbledygook  (often written with kana only)
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フン (read as ぶん) : 1 word FIND ALL
babble; gibberish; gobbledygook; gobbledegook  (often written with kana only)
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まぎれる : 18 words FIND ALL
confusing; misleading; equivocal; ambiguous; easily mixed up (e.g. similar words)
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まが (read as まが) : 7 words FIND ALL
undoubtedly; unmistakably; definitely  (see also: 紛うことなき)
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まぐ : 4 words FIND ALL
fluke; chance
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Henshall: 1768  Joy o' Kanji : 1768  Key to Kanji: 935 

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フン   confused   まぎれる to be confused   まぎらわす to make confusing   まぎらわしい ambiguous, confusing   まぎらす to divert, distract   
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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トウ   かたな sword   
katakana 'ha'; eight
シ   いと thread   
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