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

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
solution, answer
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
486 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 答申 【トウシン】 report, reply, findings
  • 答案 【トウアン】 examination paper, examination script, answer sheet, answer (to an exam question)
  • 贈答 【ゾウトウ】 exchange of presents
  • 正答 【セイトウ】 correct answer

Kun reading compounds

  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply
  • 答え 【こたえ】 answer, reply, response, solution
  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply

Readings

Japanese names:
どう
Chinese:
da2, da1
Korean:
dab

Spanish

  • solución
  • respuesta
  • contestar
  • responder

Portuguese

  • solução
  • resposta

French

  • solution
  • réponse
293 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
202 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
434 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3394 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
556 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
235 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
160 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
160 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
213 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1478 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
956 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26006 Morohashi
2681 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4285 New Nelson (John Haig)
947 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1018 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
219 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8860.1 Four corner code
37-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b54 Unicode hex code