Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
center, middle
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
582 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 央 【オウ】 middle, centre, center
  • 道央 【ドウオウ】 central Hokkaido
  • 月央 【ゲツオウ】 middle of the month

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 え、 お、 さと、 ちか、 てる、 なか、 ひさ、 ひろ、 や
Chinese:
yang1
Korean:
ang

Spanish

  • centro
  • en medio

Portuguese

  • centro
  • médio

French

  • centre
  • milieu
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254 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
429 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
468 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
86 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
881 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
446 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
182 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
351 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
706 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
412 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1756 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5840 Morohashi
3509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1140 New Nelson (John Haig)
1740 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1877 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
246 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1663 2001 Kanji
0a5.33 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-4 SKIP code
5003.0 Four corner code
17-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592e Unicode hex code