Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
bond, loan, debt
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
728 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 債 【サイ】 debt, loan
  • 債権 【サイケン】 credit, claim
  • 割引債 【ワリビキサイ】 discount bond
  • 起債 【キサイ】 issuing of bonds

Readings

Chinese:
zhai4
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • préstamo
  • deuda
  • aligación

Portuguese

  • laço
  • empréstimo
  • dívida

French

  • dette
  • prêt
  • titre
1292 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
785 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
531 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1515 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1066 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1249 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
129 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
116 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1558 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1022 Morohashi
156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 New Nelson (John Haig)
1544 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1664 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2161 2001 Kanji
2a11.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2528.6 Four corner code
26-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50b5 Unicode hex code