Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
西
loins, hips, waist, low wainscoting
Kun:
こし
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1306 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 腰痛 【ヨウツウ】 lower back (or hip) pain, lumbago
  • 腰椎 【ヨウツイ】 lumbar vertebra, lumbar vertebrae
  • 細腰 【サイヨウ】 slender hips, slim waist

Kun reading compounds

  • 腰 【こし】 back, lower back, waist, hips, lumbar region, body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.), resilience, spring
  • 腰掛け 【こしかけ】 seat, bench
  • お腰 【おこし】 buttocks, lower back, waist, hips, kimono underskirt
  • 太刀二腰 【たちふたこし】 two swords

Readings

Japanese names:
うすぐ
Chinese:
yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • caderas
  • cintura
  • anca
  • ijada
  • lomo

Portuguese

  • lombo
  • cadeiras
  • cintura
  • quadris

French

  • reins
  • hanche
  • taille
  • lambris à hauteur de taille
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