Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
behind, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
26 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 後 【ゴ】 after
  • 後日 【ゴジツ】 in the future, another day, later
  • 越後 【エチゴ】 Echigo (former province located in present-day Niigata Prefecture)
  • 終了後 【シュウリョウゴ】 after the end (of something), post-
  • 後援 【コウエン】 support, backing
  • 後遺症 【コウイショウ】 prognostic symptoms, after-effect
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 先後 【センゴ】 before and after, earlier and later, order, sequence, occurring almost simultaneously, inversion (of order)

Kun reading compounds

  • 後 【のち】 later, afterwards, future, after one's death, descendant
  • 後々 【のちのち】 future, distant future
  • 後々 【のちのち】 future, distant future
  • この後 【このあと】 after this, henceforth, henceforward, from now on
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後 【あと】 behind, rear, after, later, remainder, the rest, more (e.g. five more minutes), left, also, in addition, descendant, successor, heir, after one's death, past, previous
  • 後押し 【あとおし】 pushing, backing, boosting, supporting, pushing from behind (a cart, etc.), pusher
  • 亡き後 【なきあと】 after one's death
  • 後々 【あとあと】 future, distant future
  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times), to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death, to be slow (of a clock or watch)

Readings

Japanese names:
こし、 し、 しい、 しり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • después
  • atrás
  • detrás
  • retrasarse

Portuguese

  • atrás
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • après
  • derrière
  • plus tard
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
123 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
111 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
45 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1610 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
276 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
53 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1300 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
48 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
625 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
267 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1391 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10098 Morohashi
361 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 New Nelson (John Haig)
1379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1479 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
48 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
3i6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2224.7 Four corner code
1-24-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8c Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
866 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刻 【コク】 period of time (usu. a period of approx. two hours corresponding to one of the signs of the Chinese zodiac), carving, engraving, cutting, mincing, victory, strictness, cruelty
  • 刻々 【コッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour
  • 復刻 【フッコク】 republication, reissue, reprinting, reproduction
  • 刻一刻 【コクイッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour

Kun reading compounds

  • 刻む 【きざむ】 to mince, to cut fine, to chop up, to hash, to shred, to carve, to engrave, to chisel, to notch, to tick away (time), to beat out (e.g. rhythm), to record the passing moments, to etch (into one's mind), to remember distinctly, to have tattooed, to torment
  • 刻み 【きざみ】 mincing, cutting, chopping, notch, nick, rapping (a percussion instrument), beating, shredded tobacco, interval
  • 刻み足 【きざみあし】 mincing steps

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke4, ke1
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • grabar
  • esculpir
  • triste
  • angustiado
  • tiempo
  • afilar
  • cincelar

Portuguese

  • escultura
  • picar
  • fatiar
  • moer
  • esculpir

French

  • graver
  • découper
  • émincer
  • hacher
  • moment
  • gravure
875 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
865 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1033 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1444 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
361 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
900 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
190 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1970 Morohashi
1267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
478 New Nelson (John Haig)
1521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1639 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
443 2001 Kanji
2f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
0280.0 Four corner code
1-25-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
523b Unicode hex code