Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
beg, invite, ask
Kun:
こ.う
On:
コツキツキケコチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2478 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 乞食 【コジキ】 beggar, begging
  • 乞丐 【コツガイ】 beggar, bum
  • 行乞 【ギョウコツ】 going on an alms round (for food), going begging (for food), going to ask for alms of food, pindacara
  • 乞巧奠 【キッコウデン】 Festival to Plead for Skills (progenitor festival of Tanabata)
  • 乞丐 【コツガイ】 beggar, bum

Kun reading compounds

  • 請う 【こう】 to beg, to ask, to request, to invite
  • 乞高評 【こうこうひょう】 with the author's compliments

Readings

Chinese:
qi3
Korean:
geol, gi

Spanish

  • petición
  • imploración
  • invitación
  • pedir
  • implorar
  • invitar

Portuguese

French

  • mendier
  • demander
  • inviter à
262 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1020 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2457 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1707 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
472 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
170 Morohashi
1961 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
59 New Nelson (John Haig)
462 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
501 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2356 2001 Kanji
0a3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-1 SKIP code
2-2-2 SKIP code
8071.7 Four corner code
24-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e5e Unicode hex code