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

20 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
enroll, domiciliary register, membership
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
907 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 籍 【セキ】 one's family register, one's domicile, nationality, membership (club, party, etc.)
  • 籍船 【セキセン】 ship registry
  • 党籍 【トウセキ】 party register, membership in a party
  • 移籍 【イセキ】 transfer (of one's name into another family register), transfer (to another team, company, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • inscripción
  • registro
  • membresía

Portuguese

  • inscrever
  • registro do domicilio
  • sócio

French

  • enrôler
  • domicile
  • registre (état civil, domicile)
  • adhésion
1486 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1463 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3450 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1343 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1198 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1261 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1058 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1492 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3394 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1750 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2381 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1581 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26676X Morohashi
2731 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4368 New Nelson (John Haig)
1567 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1689 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1932 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2378 2001 Kanji
6f14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-14 SKIP code
8896.1 Four corner code
32-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c4d Unicode hex code