Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
strike, beat, kow tow, hit, thrash, criticize
2316 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 叩首 【コウシュ】 kowtow
  • 叩頭 【コウトウ】 kowtow (bow made from a kneeling position wherein the forehead touches the ground)

Kun reading compounds

  • 叩く 【たたく】 to strike, to clap, to knock, to beat, to tap, to pat, to play drums, to abuse, to flame (e.g. on the Internet), to insult, to consult, to sound out, to brag, to talk big, to call, to invoke (e.g. a function)
  • 叩く 【はたく】 to dust, to remove dust, to slap, to hit (with the palm), to use up money

Readings

Chinese:
kou4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • golpe
  • ataque
  • golpear
  • atacar
  • apalear
  • criticar

Portuguese

French

876 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
208 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3238 Morohashi
696 New Nelson (John Haig)
2166 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2285 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
35-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e9 Unicode hex code