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

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
treasure, wealth, valuables
Kun:
たから
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宝飾 【ホウショク】 jewels and ornaments, jewelry, jewellery
  • 宝庫 【ホウコ】 treasury, treasure house
  • 人間国宝 【ニンゲンコクホウ】 living national treasure
  • 至宝 【シホウ】 greatest treasure, most valuable asset, pride (of)

Kun reading compounds

  • 宝 【たから】 treasure
  • 宝くじ 【たからくじ】 lottery, lottery ticket
  • お宝 【おたから】 treasure, picture of a treasure ship, money, cash
  • 正直は一生の宝 【しょうじきはいっしょうのたから】 honesty is the best policy

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • tesoro
  • bienes de valor

Portuguese

  • tesouro
  • riqueza
  • valores

French

  • trésor
  • richesses
  • objets de valeur
983 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
971 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
661 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1293 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
981 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
465 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
676 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
296 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
296 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
576 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
474 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2764 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
263 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7122 Morohashi
2224 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1320 New Nelson (John Haig)
257 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
273 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
874 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3010.3 Four corner code
42-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b9d Unicode hex code