Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 序 【ジョ】 order, ordering, beginning, start, foreword, preface, introduction, opening of a song (in gagaku or noh)
  • 序盤 【ジョバン】 opening (in a game of go, chess, etc.), early stages, initial phase, outset
  • 公序 【コウジョ】 public order, public policy
  • 西序 【セイジョ】 memorial rite involving the western sanctum

Kun reading compounds

  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while one is at it, in passing, on the occasion
  • 序で 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion, chance, order, sequence, successor
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while one is at it, in passing, on the occasion

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • inicio
  • comienzo
  • orden
  • precedencia
  • prefacio

Portuguese

  • prefácio
  • começo
  • pedido
  • precedência
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade
  • acidentalmente

French

  • début
  • préface
  • ordre
  • priorité
  • occasion
  • avant
  • en passant
638 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
710 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
770 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
953 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
583 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1608 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9253 Morohashi
3065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1607 New Nelson (John Haig)
1594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
1-29-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e8f Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mouth
Kun:
くち
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口径 【コウケイ】 aperture, bore, calibre, caliber
  • 開口 【カイコウ】 opening, aperture (e.g. camera), opening one's mouth, beginning to speak, open, broad
  • 経口 【ケイコウ】 taken by mouth, oral
  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口 【クチ】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 day that is unlucky except between the auspicious hours of 11am and 1pm (in the traditional calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 口 【くち】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 口利き 【くちきき】 mediation, good offices, intervention, mediator, middleman, influential person, person of influence, eloquence, eloquent person, way of speaking
  • 切り口 【きりくち】 cut end, section, opening, slit, point of view, (different) perspective, new approach
  • 大口 【おおぐち】 big mouth, mouth opened wide, boastful speech, tall talk, bragging, boasting, large amount, large quantity

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • boca
  • orificio
  • apertura

Portuguese

  • boca

French

  • bouche
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
20 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
213 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
38 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
31 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
29 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
54 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3227 Morohashi
3382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
685 New Nelson (John Haig)
11 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
11 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
16 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
3-3-0 SKIP code
6000.0 Four corner code
1-24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code