Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set), , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空砲 【クウホウ】 empty gun, gun loaded with blanks, firing a blank, , ,
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace, , , , , ,
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence, , , ,

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather, , ,
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather, ,
  • 光に満ちた空 【ひかりにみちたそら】 sky suffused with light
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events), , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, emptiness, gap, opening, vacancy, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can, , , ,
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole), , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank, , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空っぽ 【からっぽ】 empty, vacant, hollow, , , , , , , ,
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty, vacant, deserted, (everything) gone,
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry, , , , , , , , , ,
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry,
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless, , , , , , , ,
  • 虚しい名声 【むなしいめいせい】 empty name

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Chinese:
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
house, home, family, professional, expert, performer
Kun:
いえうち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 家 【カ】 -ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.), -er, , ,
  • 家族 【カゾク】 family, members of a family, , , , , , , , , ,
  • 研究家 【ケンキュウカ】 researcher, student (of), , , ,
  • 活動家 【カツドウカ】 activist, , , , , ,
  • 家 【ケ】 house (e.g. of Tokugawa), family, , , , , ,
  • 家来 【ケライ】 retainer, retinue, servant, , , , , , , , , ,
  • 本家 【ホンケ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator, , , , , , , ,
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court, , , , ,

Kun reading compounds

  • 家 【いえ】 house, residence, dwelling, family, household, lineage, family name, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 家主 【やぬし】 landlord, landlady, house owner, home owner, head of the household, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator, , , , , , , ,
  • 小家 【こいえ】 small and simple home, , ,
  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof, , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 家内 【かない】 (my) wife, inside the home, one's family, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house, , , , ,
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator, , , , , , , ,
  • 家 【うち】 house, home (one's own), (one's) family, (one's) household, , , , , , , , , ,
  • 家中 【うちじゅう】 whole family, all (members of) the family, all over the house, retainer of a daimyo, feudal domain, clan, , , , , , , ,

Readings

Japanese names:
あり、 え、 く、 つか、 べ
Chinese:
jia1, gu1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • casa
  • hogar
  • especialista

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar

French

  • maison
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
83 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
81 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1311 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
151 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
158 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
165 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
480 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7169 Morohashi
2273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 New Nelson (John Haig)
541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
46 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
751 2001 Kanji
3m7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
18-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb6 Unicode hex code