Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun:
ゆえふる.いもと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 故 【コ】 the late (deceased)
  • 故障 【コショウ】 breakdown, failure, fault, accident, out of order, damage, hurt, objection, protest
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 交通事故 【コウツウジコ】 traffic accident

Kun reading compounds

  • 故 【ゆえ】 reason, cause, circumstances
  • 故に 【ゆえに】 therefore, consequently
  • 何故 【なぜ】 why, how
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 古い 【ふるい】 old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • intencionadamente
  • excepcional
  • razón
  • difunto
  • causa
  • circunstancias

Portuguese

  • casualidade
  • especialmente
  • intencionalmente
  • razão
  • causa
  • circunstâncias
  • portanto
  • consequentemente

French

  • coïncidence
  • spécialement
  • intentionnellement
  • raison
  • cause
  • circonstances
  • destin
  • feu ... (défunt)
  • c'est pour ça que...
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