7 strokes
mouth, opening
give, do something for, kingdom of Wu
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1729 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呉 【ゴ】 Wu (region in China, south of the lower Yangtze), Wu (kingdom in China during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms era; 902-937 CE), Southern Wu, Wu (kingdom in China during the Three Kingdoms era; 222-280 CE), Eastern Wu, Sun Wu, Wu (kingdom in China during the Spring and Autumn era; 11th century-473 BCE)
  • 豆汁 【ゴ】 go, soy beans soaked and mashed to a creamy paste (ingredient of tofu and soy milk)
  • 藍子 【アイゴ】 mottled spinefoot (Siganus fuscescens, species of Western Pacific rabbitfish), dusky rabbitfish, sandy spinefoot

Kun reading compounds

  • 呉れる 【くれる】 to give, to let (one) have, to give, to do for one, to take the trouble to do, to do to someone's disadvantage
  • 呉れる 【くれる】 to give, to let (one) have, to give, to do for one, to take the trouble to do, to do to someone's disadvantage
  • 呉れ呉れも 【くれぐれも】 sincerely, earnestly, wholeheartedly, repeatedly, over and over, again and again
  • 何くれ 【なにくれ】 in various ways


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
o, u


  • dar
  • recibir
  • antigua provincia de China


  • fazer alguma coisa para


  • tu me donnes
  • faire pour moi
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