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

12 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
Variants:
occupation, camp, perform, build, conduct (business)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
303 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 営業所 【エイギョウショ】 business office, place of business
  • 営業 【エイギョウ】 business, trade, operations, sales
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 公営 【コウエイ】 public management

Kun reading compounds

  • 営む 【いとなむ】 to run (a business), to operate, to conduct, to practice (law, medicine, etc.), to carry out, to perform, to lead (a life), to hold (a Buddhist or Shinto ceremony)
  • 営み 【いとなみ】 activity, action, performance, execution, occupation, business, work, sexual intercourse, sex, preparations

Readings

Chinese:
ying2
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • negocio
  • campamento
  • dirigir un negocio

Portuguese

  • ocupação
  • acampamento
  • desempenhar
  • construção
  • conduta (negócios)

French

  • travail
  • camp
  • exécuter
  • construire
  • diriger
741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
616 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
348 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
963 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
780 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
418 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
722 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
735 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
518 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3216 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2257 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1043 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4025 Morohashi
2603 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
857 New Nelson (John Haig)
1034 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1111 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
388 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
749 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
977 2001 Kanji
3n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
3260.6 Four corner code
9060.6 Four corner code
17-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
55b6 Unicode hex code