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

7 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers
Kun:
かどつの
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
805 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 角 【カク】 angle, square, cube, bishop, third degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), jiao (monetary unit of China; one-tenth of a yuan)
  • 角界 【カクカイ】 the world of sumo
  • 内角 【ナイカク】 interior angle, internal angle, inside corner
  • 外角 【ガイカク】 external angle, exterior angle, outside corner

Kun reading compounds

  • 角 【かど】 corner (e.g. desk, pavement), edge
  • 角地 【かどち】 corner lot
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 塩角 【しおかど】 sharp taste of (refined) salt
  • 角 【つの】 horn, antler, antenna, feeler, tentacle (e.g. of a snail), horn-like projection (e.g. peaks of whipped cream)
  • 角隠し 【つのかくし】 bride's head-dress
  • 枝角 【えだづの】 antler (deer, etc.)
  • 豊穣の角 【ほうじょうのつの】 cornucopia, horn of plenty

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 す、 すみ、 ずみ、 ふさ
Chinese:
jiao3, jia3, jue2
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • ángulo
  • esquina
  • cuadrado
  • cuerno

Portuguese

  • ângulo
  • canto
  • chifre

French

  • angle
  • coin
  • carré
  • corne
  • bois (andouillers)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
97 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
714 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
273 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
547 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
481 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
716 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1650 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2541 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35003 Morohashi
2047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5543 New Nelson (John Haig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1953 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2545 2001 Kanji
2n5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
2722.7 Four corner code
19-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89d2 Unicode hex code