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
  • 公園 【コウエン】 (public) park
  • 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, matter, forum, etc.), common, being public knowledge, being out in the open, exposure to public view
  • 公にする 【おおやけにする】 to make public

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
chapter, lesson, section, department, division, counter for chapters (of a book)
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
455 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 課 【カ】 lesson, section (in an organization), division, department, counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
  • 課長 【カチョウ】 section manager, section chief
  • 賦課 【フカ】 levy, imposition
  • 会計課 【カイケイカ】 accounts section, accounting section

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke4
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • capitulo
  • lección
  • sección
  • departamento
  • división

Portuguese

  • capítulo
  • lição
  • seção
  • departamento
  • divisão
  • sufixo para contagem de capítulos (de um livro)

French

  • leçon
  • chapitre
  • section
  • service
  • division
  • compteur de chapitres
564 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
456 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
433 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
531 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4389 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
568 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
905 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
488 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
497 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
669 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1693 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1057 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35589 Morohashi
1573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5644 New Nelson (John Haig)
1123 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1204 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
623 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3064 2001 Kanji
7a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0669.4 Four corner code
1-18-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ab2 Unicode hex code