Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
old
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 古今 【ココン】 ancient and modern times, all ages, past and present
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 home town, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 蒙古 【モウコ】 Mongolia
  • 懐古 【カイコ】 reminiscence, nostalgia, thinking fondly of the past, recalling the old days

Kun reading compounds

  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 古家 【ふるいえ】 old house, deserted house

Readings

Japanese names:
ふゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gu3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • viejo
  • antiguo
  • desgastar

Portuguese

  • velho

French

  • vieux
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
109 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
373 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
93 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
32 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
154 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
172 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
172 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
278 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
16 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3233 Morohashi
2002 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
702 New Nelson (John Haig)
16 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
16 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
320 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
107 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1577 2001 Kanji
2k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
1-24-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den
Kun:
す.くう
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1588 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巣窟 【ソウクツ】 den, haunt, hangout, nest, lair
  • 巣穴 【スアナ】 nesting hole, burrow, den
  • 卵巣 【ランソウ】 ovary
  • 病巣 【ビョウソウ】 focus, nidus, lesion

Kun reading compounds

  • 巣 【す】 nest, rookery, breeding place, hive, den, haunt, (spider's) web
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)
  • 古巣 【ふるす】 old haunts, former homes
  • 浮き巣 【うきす】 floating nest
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chao2
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • nido
  • colmena
  • guarida

Portuguese

  • ninho
  • viveiro
  • colméia
  • teia
  • escondrijo

French

  • nid
  • colonie (fous)
  • ruche
  • toile (araignée)
  • antre
560 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1521 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1246 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1538 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1862 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2861 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1946 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8696P Morohashi
2295 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2705 New Nelson (John Haig)
1927 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2077 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
570 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
964 2001 Kanji
3n8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
9090.4 Four corner code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-33-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de3 Unicode hex code