Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mouth
Kun:
くち
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口径 【コウケイ】 aperture, bore, calibre, caliber
  • 開口 【カイコウ】 opening, aperture (e.g. camera), opening one's mouth, beginning to speak, open, broad
  • 経口 【ケイコウ】 taken by mouth, oral
  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口 【クチ】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 day that is unlucky except between the auspicious hours of 11am and 1pm (in the traditional calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 口 【くち】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 口利き 【くちきき】 mediation, good offices, intervention, mediator, middleman, influential person, person of influence, eloquence, eloquent person, way of speaking
  • 切り口 【きりくち】 cut end, section, opening, slit, point of view, (different) perspective, new approach
  • 大口 【おおぐち】 big mouth, mouth opened wide, boastful speech, tall talk, bragging, boasting, large amount, large quantity

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • boca
  • orificio
  • apertura

Portuguese

  • boca

French

  • bouche
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
20 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
213 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
38 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
31 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
29 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
54 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3227 Morohashi
3382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
685 New Nelson (John Haig)
11 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
11 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
16 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
3-3-0 SKIP code
6000.0 Four corner code
1-24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
humility, be careful, discreet, prudent
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
999 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 慎重 【シンチョウ】 careful, cautious, prudent, discreet, deliberate
  • 慎重吟味 【シンチョウギンミ】 scrutiny, careful (close) examination (investigation), careful inquiry, careful selection
  • 謹慎 【キンシン】 self restraint, moderating one's behaviour, penitence, discipline, confinement to one's home, house arrest
  • 不謹慎 【フキンシン】 indiscrete, imprudent, unscrupulous

Kun reading compounds

  • 慎む 【つつしむ】 to be careful, to be discreet, to do in moderation, to refrain (from overdoing), to abstain, to be reverent, to be purified, to be chaste
  • 慎ましい 【つつましい】 modest, reserved, quiet, humble
  • 慎む 【つつしむ】 to be careful, to be discreet, to do in moderation, to refrain (from overdoing), to abstain, to be reverent, to be purified, to be chaste
  • 慎み 【つつしみ】 modesty, self-control, discretion
  • 慎み 【つつしみ】 modesty, self-control, discretion
  • 慎み深い 【つつしみぶかい】 discreet, modest, cautious

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 のり、 まこと、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shen4
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • prudencia
  • modestia
  • discrección
  • refrenarse
  • precaverse
  • ser cuidadoso
  • ser discreto

Portuguese

  • humildade
  • cuidado
  • discreto
  • prudente

French

  • humilité
  • circonspect
  • discret
  • prudent
1442 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1089 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1742 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1669 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1312 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1839 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1785 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1918 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1220 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
826 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
792 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
463 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
637 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11024P Morohashi
643 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 New Nelson (John Haig)
630 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
677 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1627 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1161 2001 Kanji
4k10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
1-1-12 SKIP code
9408.1 Four corner code
1-31-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614e Unicode hex code