Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, facility, etc.), common, public (matter, place, etc.), (out in the) open
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 government office, authorities, state-owned land, crown land (UK, Aus, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
blood
Parts:
Variants:
masses, great numbers, multitude, populace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
450 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 全会衆 【ゼンカイシュウ】 the whole assembly, the whole congregation
  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 僧衆 【ソウシュウ】 large number of priests

Readings

Chinese:
zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • multitud
  • masas

Portuguese

  • massas
  • grandes números
  • multidão
  • população

French

  • foule
  • grand nombre
  • multitude
  • peuple
806 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
901 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
705 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
570 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1720 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1762 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
792 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
806 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1874 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33981 Morohashi
2683 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5417 New Nelson (John Haig)
1857 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2001 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
232 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
948 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
865 2001 Kanji
5h7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
29-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8846 Unicode hex code