Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun:
ゆえふる.いもと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 故 【コ】 the late (deceased)
  • 殊更 【コトサラ】 intentionally, deliberately, especially, particularly
  • 物故 【ブッコ】 death (of a person)
  • 人身事故 【ジンシンジコ】 accident resulting in personal injury or death (esp. traffic, rail, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 故 【ゆえ】 reason, cause, circumstances
  • 故に 【ゆえに】 therefore, consequently
  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • intencionadamente
  • excepcional
  • razón
  • difunto
  • causa
  • circunstancias

Portuguese

  • casualidade
  • especialmente
  • intencionalmente
  • razão
  • causa
  • circunstâncias
  • portanto
  • consequentemente

French

  • coïncidence
  • spécialement
  • intentionnellement
  • raison
  • cause
  • circonstances
  • destin
  • feu ... (défunt)
  • c'est pour ça que...
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
694 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
455 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
707 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
587 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
173 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
339 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13161 Morohashi
1141 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2334 New Nelson (John Haig)
333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
697 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1566 2001 Kanji
4i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
4864.0 Four corner code
24-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6545 Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home town, village, native place, district
Kun:
さと
On:
キョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1077 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 郷 【キョウ】 hometown, rural township (of China)
  • 郷愁 【キョウシュウ】 nostalgia, homesickness
  • 同郷 【ドウキョウ】 same village, same town, same province
  • 理想郷 【リソウキョウ】 ideal land, earthly paradise, Utopia, Arcadia
  • 郷 【ゴウ】 countryside, country, 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)
  • 郷学 【ゴウガク】 village school (esp. in Edo-era Japan, and ancient Korea and China)
  • 水郷 【スイゴウ】 beautiful riverside location, lakeside district, canal district
  • 大西郷 【ダイサイゴウ】 the Great Saigo

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 無何有の郷 【むかうのさと】 utopia, (natural) paradise
  • 第二の故郷 【だいにのこきょう】 one's second home, home away from home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • ciudad natal
  • pueblo
  • lugar donde hay algo especial

Portuguese

  • cidade natal
  • aldeia
  • lugar de nascimento
  • distrito

French

  • village natal
  • village
  • lieu de naissance
  • région
852 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1004 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2112 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1024 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
664 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39498P Morohashi
549 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6145 New Nelson (John Haig)
1849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
920 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
2d8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
22-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90f7 Unicode hex code