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

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
crimson, deep red
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紅 【クレナイ】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅茶 【コウチャ】 black tea
  • 深紅 【シンク】 deep crimson
  • 退紅 【タイコウ】 pink, light red
  • 紅 【クレナイ】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【コウショク】 red (color, colour)
  • 深紅 【シンク】 deep crimson

Kun reading compounds

  • 紅 【くれない】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【こうしょく】 red (color, colour)
  • 棒紅 【ぼうべに】 lipstick
  • 愛敬紅 【あいきょうべに】 lipstick that actors put on their earlobes, cheeks and corners of eyes, lipstick discreetly put on the earlobes or the corners of the eyes (by women)
  • 紅 【くれない】 deep red, crimson, rouge, lipstick
  • 紅色 【こうしょく】 red (color, colour)
  • 中紅 【なかくれない】 medium crimson
  • 薄紅 【うすべに】 light pink, light crimson
  • 赤い 【あかい】 red, crimson, scarlet, vermilion, vermillion, Red, communist, beautiful

Readings

Japanese names:
くれ、 もみ
Chinese:
hong2, gong1
Korean:
hong, gong

Spanish

  • carmesí
  • rojo fuerte
  • carmín

Portuguese

  • carmesim
  • vermelho forte

French

  • cramoisi
  • rouge foncé
872 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
862 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
927 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3500 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1233 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
809 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
820 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
839 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1295 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1515 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1629 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1367 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27243 Morohashi
1277 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4441 New Nelson (John Haig)
1355 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1455 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
881 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2772 2001 Kanji
6a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2191.0 Four corner code
25-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d05 Unicode hex code