Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 工 【コウ】 (factory) worker
  • 工員 【コウイン】 factory worker
  • 起工 【キコウ】 setting to work
  • 商工 【ショウコウ】 commerce and industry
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 scheme, device, scheming, devising, figuring out, coming up with, solving ingeniously, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition
  • 竹細工 【タケザイク】 bamboo work
  • 寄せ木細工 【ヨセギザイク】 wooden mosaic work, parquetry, wooden mosaic (e.g. on a piece of furniture), marquetry, marqueterie
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition

Readings

Japanese names:
もく
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • construcción
  • fabricación
  • obrero

Portuguese

  • ofício
  • construção

French

  • ingénierie
  • industrie
  • construction
  • radical katakana E (no. 48)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
113 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
169 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
77 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
39 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
76 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8714 Morohashi
3381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1532 New Nelson (John Haig)
76 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
80 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
173 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
84 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
25-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
629 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 具 【グ】 tool, means, ingredients (added to soup, rice, etc.), counter for sets of armor, utensils, furniture, etc.
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 文具 【ブング】 stationery
  • 金具 【カナグ】 metal fittings, metal fixtures

Kun reading compounds

  • 備える 【そなえる】 to furnish with, to equip with, to provide, to install, to prepare for, to make preparations for, to make provision for, to possess (all that is needed), to be endowed with, to be equipped with, to be born with, to have since birth
  • 具に 【つぶさに】 in detail, with great care, completely, fully

Readings

Japanese names:
とも
Chinese:
ju4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • herramienta
  • utensilio
  • ingredientes

Portuguese

  • ferramenta
  • utensílio
  • meios
  • posses
  • ingredientes
  • sufixo para contagem de armaduras
  • coleção
  • mobília

French

  • outils
  • ustensiles
  • moyens
  • ingrédients
  • possession
  • compteur d'armures, costumes, meubles
  • minutieusement
383 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
284 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
265 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
513 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3128 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
400 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
344 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
718 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
426 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
720 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
156 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1622 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
74 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1473 Morohashi
2552 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 New Nelson (John Haig)
74 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
78 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
296 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3961 2001 Kanji
5c3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
22-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5177 Unicode hex code