Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
549 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 旧 【キュウ】 old, former, ex-, the old, old things, old customs, old times, bygone days, Japan's old (lunisolar) calendar
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 hometown, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 復旧 【フッキュウ】 restoration, restitution, rehabilitation
  • 新旧 【シンキュウ】 new and old, incoming and outgoing

Kun reading compounds

  • 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long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date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, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • viejo
  • viejos tiempos

Portuguese

  • tempos antigos
  • coisas antigas
  • amigo velho
  • ex-
  • anteriores

French

  • ancien temps
  • anciennes choses
  • ancien ami
  • ancien -
  • ex-
759 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
677 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
648 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
808 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
94 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
760 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
595 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
119 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1216 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1279 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1376 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
964 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
14 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
35 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13737 Morohashi
14 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2412 New Nelson (John Haig)
35 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
35 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
649 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1278 2001 Kanji
4c1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-4 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
1-21-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mister, you, ruler, male name suffix
Kun:
きみ-ぎみ
On:
クン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
947 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 君 【クン】 Mr (junior), master, boy
  • 君主 【クンシュ】 ruler, monarch, sovereign
  • 細君 【サイクン】 one's wife, wife (of someone below the speaker in rank)
  • 名君 【メイクン】 wise ruler, enlightened monarch, benevolent lord

Kun reading compounds

  • 君 【きみ】 you, buddy, pal, monarch, ruler, sovereign, (one's) master, he, she
  • 君たち 【きみたち】 you (plural), all of you, you all
  • 大君 【おおきみ】 emperor, king, prince
  • 嫁が君 【よめがきみ】 mouse

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • señor
  • don
  • tú (familiarmente)

Portuguese

  • rapaz
  • sufixo p/ nome

French

  • jeune homme
  • tu
  • suffixe de nom (-kun)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
266 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
700 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
899 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
479 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
403 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
515 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
793 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
807 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3974 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2045 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1170 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3323 Morohashi
3206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
746 New Nelson (John Haig)
1162 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1246 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
204 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
280 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3577 2001 Kanji
3d4.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-3 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
1760.7 Four corner code
1-23-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
541b Unicode hex code