Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two
Kun:
てるふたつ
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
247 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 両 【リョウ】 both (hands, parents, sides, etc.), counter for carriages (e.g. in a train), counter for vehicles, ryō, tael, traditional unit of weight (for gold, silver and drugs), 4-5 monme, 15-19 g, ryō, pre-Meiji unit of currency, orig. the value of one ryō of gold, ryō, traditional measure of fabric, 2 tan, ryō, tael, unit of weight under the Ritsuryo system, 1/16 kin, 42-43 g, counter for suits of clothing, sets of armor, etc.
  • 両足 【リョウソク】 both feet, both legs
  • 一両 【イチリョウ】 one vehicle, one ryō (an old coin)
  • 十両 【ジュウリョウ】 second highest division, wrestlers of the second highest division

Readings

Japanese names:
もろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang3
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • ambos
  • contador de vehículos

Portuguese

  • ambos
  • moeda Japonesa antiga
  • nº de veículos
  • dois

French

  • les deux
  • 2
  • ryou (ancienne monnaie)
  • compteur de wagons
336 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
434 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
411 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
281 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
34 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
859 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
200 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
200 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
15 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4331 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2949 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1176 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46 Morohashi
3518 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 New Nelson (John Haig)
1168 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1252 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
288 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
0a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-46-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e21 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code