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)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

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
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
warehouse, storehouse
Kun:
くら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 庫内 【コナイ】 inside (a refrigerator, warehouse, etc.)
  • 住宅金融公庫 【ジュウタクキンユウコウコ】 Government Housing Loan Corporation
  • 公庫 【コウコ】 finance corporation
  • 蔵 【クラ】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 庫院 【クイン】 kitchen-cum-office of a Zen temple or monastery, where meals are prepared and senior priests have their offices

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 蔵入れ 【くらいれ】 warehousing, storing in a warehouse
  • 神庫 【ほくら】 small shrine, depository for sacred objects

Readings

Chinese:
ku4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • almacén
  • bodega

Portuguese

  • depósito
  • armazém

French

  • entrepôt
  • stock
  • magasin
206 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
275 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
656 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1512 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
582 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
511 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1243 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
589 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3864 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2682 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9330 Morohashi
3112 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 New Nelson (John Haig)
589 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
354 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
3q7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0025.6 Four corner code
1-24-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5eab Unicode hex code