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

4 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
king, rule, magnate
On:
オウ-ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
684 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 王 【オウ】 king, ruler, sovereign, monarch, tycoon, magnate, champion, master, king (of the senior player)
  • 王位 【オウイ】 the throne, the crown
  • 竜王 【リュウオウ】 Dragon King, promoted rook
  • 大王 【ダイオウ】 great king

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 おおきみ、 わ
Chinese:
wang2, wang4
Korean:
wang

Spanish

  • rey
  • regla
  • magnate

Portuguese

  • rei
  • regra
  • magnata
  • governo

French

  • roi
  • régner
  • magnat
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
5 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
499 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2922 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
310 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
733 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
90 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
294 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
294 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1315 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2895 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
261 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20823 Morohashi
3439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3619 New Nelson (John Haig)
255 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
271 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
26 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.4 Four corner code
18-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
738b Unicode hex code