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, matter, forum, etc.), common, being public knowledge, being out in the open, exposure to public view
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 imperial court, government office, imperial land, government land

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

8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
mention, state, speak, relate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
379 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 述 【ジュツ】 dictation, verbal statement
  • 述語 【ジュツゴ】 predicate
  • 詳述 【ショウジュツ】 detailed explanation
  • 公述 【コウジュツ】 speaking at a public hearing

Kun reading compounds

  • 述べる 【のべる】 to state, to express, to mention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu4
Korean:
sul

Spanish

  • mencionar
  • expresar
  • contar

Portuguese

  • Mencionar
  • explanar
  • falar

French

  • mentionner
  • déclarer
  • parler
  • raconter
809 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
731 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
707 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
736 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
770 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
951 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
748 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
968 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1000 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
963 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
682 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3816 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1538 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38803P Morohashi
3075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6030 New Nelson (John Haig)
1524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
686 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
2q5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-2-5 SKIP code
3330.9 Four corner code
1-29-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ff0 Unicode hex code