Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
ward, district
On:
オウコウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
137 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 区 【ク】 ward, district, section
  • 区域 【クイキ】 limits, boundary, domain, zone, sphere, territory, area (e.g. in programming languages)
  • 学区 【ガック】 school district, school area
  • 鉱区 【コウク】 mining area, mine lot

Readings

Chinese:
qu1, ou1
Korean:
gu, u

Spanish

  • barrio
  • distrito
  • sección

Portuguese

  • waº
  • distrito

French

  • circonscription
  • arrondissement
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
282 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
465 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
67 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
757 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
168 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
183 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
548 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
233 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3681 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2559 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2674 Morohashi
2963 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1696 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7171.4 Four corner code
22-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533a Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel
Kun:
か.けるか.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1033 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駆使 【クシ】 free use, to use freely, to make free use of, to have good command (e.g. of a language), to drive someone on
  • 駆除 【クジョ】 extermination (esp. pests), expulsion, destruction
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, pioneer, precursor, herald, outrider, pilot car
  • 疾駆 【シック】 riding fast, driving a horse fast

Kun reading compounds

  • 駆ける 【かける】 to run (race, esp. horse), to dash, to gallop (one's horse), to canter, to advance (against one's enemy)
  • 翔る 【かける】 to soar, to fly, to run, to dash
  • 駆る 【かる】 to spur on, to urge forward, to impel, to drive at high speed (e.g. a car)

Readings

Chinese:
qu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • galopar
  • hacer correr a un caballo
  • avanzar

Portuguese

  • dirigir
  • corrida
  • galope
  • avançar
  • inspirar
  • impelir

French

  • conduire
  • courir
  • galoper
  • aiguillonner
  • pousser à
1183 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1477 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5200 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1910 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1882 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2049 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1611 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1916 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2002 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44634 Morohashi
1823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6736 New Nelson (John Haig)
1983 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
10a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7131.4 Four corner code
22-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
hinge, pivot, door
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1791 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 枢軸 【スウジク】 axle, pivot
  • 枢機卿 【スウキキョウ】 cardinal (Catholic church)
  • 神経中枢 【シンケイチュウスウ】 nerve centre
  • 呼吸中枢 【コキュウチュウスウ】 respiratory center, respiratory centre

Kun reading compounds

  • 枢 【とぼそ】 cavities in the frame of a door used as part of a pivot hinge, door

Readings

Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
chu

Spanish

  • gozne
  • pivote
  • eje
  • punto vital

Portuguese

  • dobradiça
  • pivô
  • porta

French

  • pivot
  • charnière
  • porte
1464 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1839 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1442 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1422 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1023 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1062 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1530 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1076 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1076 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
581 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1713 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14577P Morohashi
865 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2588 New Nelson (John Haig)
1697 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1875 2001 Kanji
4a4.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4191.4 Four corner code
31-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67a2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
Variants:
Europe
Kun:
うた.うは.く
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
421 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欧州 【オウシュウ】 Europe
  • 欧米 【オウベイ】 Europe and America, the West
  • 東欧 【トウオウ】 Eastern Europe
  • 西欧 【セイオウ】 Western Europe

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 ひろ
Chinese:
ou1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • Europa

Portuguese

  • Europa

French

  • Europe
1034 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
766 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
649 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1022 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1061 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
554 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1121 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1098 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
596 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1715 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16024P Morohashi
887 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2931 New Nelson (John Haig)
1699 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
4j4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7778.2 Four corner code
18-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b27 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
assault, hit, beat, thrash
Kun:
なぐ.る
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1622 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殴打 【オウダ】 hit, strike, blow
  • 殴殺 【オウサツ】 beating to death, striking dead

Kun reading compounds

  • 殴る 【なぐる】 to strike, to hit, to beat, to punch
  • 殴る蹴る 【なぐるける】 punching and kicking

Readings

Chinese:
ou1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • asaltar
  • golpear
  • apalear

Portuguese

  • assalto
  • ataque
  • batida
  • bater

French

  • assaut
  • attaque
  • frapper
  • battre
  • rosser
1035 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2003 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1468 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1454 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1940 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2128 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1138 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
595 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
788 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1714 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16618P Morohashi
886 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2990 New Nelson (John Haig)
1698 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1833 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1199 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3468 2001 Kanji
2t6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7774.7 Four corner code
18-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bb4 Unicode hex code