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

  • 古参 【コサン】 seniority, long service
  • 古今 【ココン】 ancient and modern times, all ages, past and present
  • 蒙古 【モウコ】 Mongolia (region), Greater Mongolia, Mongolian Plateau, Mongols (nomadic tribe)
  • 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long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date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

7 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal
Kun:
まれこいねが.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
896 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 希 【キ】 dilute, rare
  • 希少 【キショウ】 scarce, rare
  • 古希 【コキ】 70th birthday, ancient Greek (language)
  • 七十古希 【シチジュウコキ】 men seldom live to be seventy, few people live to be seventy
  • 希有 【ケウ】 rare, uncommon

Kun reading compounds

  • 稀 【まれ】 rare, seldom
  • 類稀 【たぐいまれ】 rare, exceptional, extraordinary, unique, incomparable, unparalleled, matchless
  • ごく稀 【ごくまれ】 extremely rare
  • 希う 【こいねがう】 to beg, to request, to beseech, to implore, to entreat

Readings

Japanese names:
のぞ、 のぞみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • raro
  • poco
  • deseo
  • esperanza
  • Grecia

Portuguese

  • esperança
  • pedir
  • solicitação
  • implorar
  • Grécia
  • diluir (ácido)
  • raro
  • poucos
  • fenomenal

French

  • espoir
  • demander
  • prier
  • implorer
  • dilution
  • Grèce
  • rare
  • peu nombreux
  • phénoménal
575 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
470 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
447 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
798 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
823 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
495 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
445 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
689 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
888 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
559 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2543 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1763 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8813 Morohashi
2049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2944 2001 Kanji
3f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-20-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e0c Unicode hex code