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), and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious

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), 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, boastful speech, tall talk, large amount, large sum

Readings

Chinese:
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
24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
annexed, accompany, marry, suit, meet, satisfy, attach, append, garnish, imitate
Kun:
そ.えるそ.う
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1501 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 添乗 【テンジョウ】 accompanying (on a trip), escorting (a tour group)
  • 添加物 【テンカブツ】 additive
  • 水添 【スイテン】 hydrogenation
  • 別添 【ベッテン】 attachment, annexation, addendum, appendix

Kun reading compounds

  • 添える 【そえる】 to garnish, to accompany (as a card does a gift), to add to as support, to prop up, to accompany (as an aid, guide, translator, etc.), to mimic, to imitate, to draw something near to oneself, to approach nearby
  • 添う 【そう】 to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to, to accompany, to go with, to stay by one's side, to associate with (someone), to mix with, to marry, to wed, to be added
  • 添水 【そうず】 water-filled bamboo tube in Japanese garden which clacks against a stone when emptied

Readings

Japanese names:
そえ、 ぞい
Chinese:
tian1
Korean:
cheom

Spanish

  • anexo
  • añadidura
  • adición
  • añadir
  • anexar

Portuguese

  • anexar
  • acompanhar
  • casa
  • terno
  • reunião
  • satisfazer
  • adorna
  • imitar

French

  • annexer
  • accompagner
  • se marier
  • joindre
  • satisfaire
  • ajouter
  • garnir
  • imiter
1631 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1396 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2601 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1656 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1338 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1433 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1523 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1215 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
641 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
485 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
641 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17698 Morohashi
529 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3201 New Nelson (John Haig)
634 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
684 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1459 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
340 2001 Kanji
3a8.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3213.3 Four corner code
37-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6dfb Unicode hex code