Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
morning, dynasty, regime, epoch, period, (North) Korea
Kun:
あさ
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
248 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 朝 【チョウ】 dynasty, reign, period, epoch, age, court, North Korea
  • 朝刊 【チョウカン】 morning newspaper
  • 本朝 【ホンチョウ】 this land, our country, Imperial Court
  • 王朝 【オウチョウ】 dynasty

Kun reading compounds

  • 朝 【あさ】 morning
  • 朝方 【あさがた】 early morning, early hours, toward morning
  • 後の朝 【のちのあした】 the morning after (having slept together)
  • 霜朝 【しもあさ】 frosty morning

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あそ、 ささ、 ちか、 とも
Chinese:
zhao1, chao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • mañana
  • amanecer
  • corte imperial

Portuguese

  • manhã
  • disnastia
  • regime
  • época
  • período
  • Coréia do Norte

French

  • matin
  • dynastie
  • régime
  • période
  • époque
  • Corée (Nord)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
191 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
175 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
257 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
395 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
469 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
477 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1009 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1513 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
52 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14374P Morohashi
1695 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4838 New Nelson (John Haig)
52 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
53 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
217 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
218 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1546 2001 Kanji
4b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4742.0 Four corner code
36-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671d Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
fish
Parts:
fresh, vivid, clear, brilliant, Korea
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
355 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 鮮度 【センド】 (degree of) freshness
  • 鮮魚 【センギョ】 fresh fish
  • 海鮮 【カイセン】 seafood
  • 来鮮 【ライセン】 coming to Korea

Kun reading compounds

  • 鮮やか 【あざやか】 vivid, bright, brilliant, clear, fresh, vibrant, skillful, skilful, adept, adroit, deft, brilliant, beautiful, fine, excellent

Readings

Chinese:
xian1, xian3
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • fresco
  • vívido
  • reciente
  • espléndido
  • Corea

Portuguese

  • fresca
  • viva
  • limpa
  • brilhante
  • Coréia

French

  • frais
  • vif
  • clair
  • brillant
  • Corée
1501 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
833 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1350 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1920 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2670 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
701 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
714 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
916 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1932 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2355 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1656 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
557 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46133 Morohashi
1877 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6864 New Nelson (John Haig)
551 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
590 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
471 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1891 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2555 2001 Kanji
11a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-6 SKIP code
2835.1 Four corner code
33-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9bae Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
clan
Parts:
people, nation, subjects
Kun:
たみ
On:
ミン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
28 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 民 【ミン】 citizen, resident, person, user (of a website, esp. as a collective, e.g. Twittersphere)
  • 民意 【ミンイ】 popular will
  • 自民 【ジミン】 Liberal Democratic Party, LDP
  • 公民 【コウミン】 citizen, freemen

Kun reading compounds

  • 民 【たみ】 people, citizens, subjects, folk
  • 民草 【たみくさ】 people, populace
  • 流浪の民 【るろうのたみ】 wandering people, nomadic tribe
  • 神の民 【かみのたみ】 People of God

Readings

Japanese names:
ひと、 み
Chinese:
min2
Korean:
min

Spanish

  • gente
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • pessoas
  • nação
  • assuntos

French

  • peuple
  • nation
  • citoyen
518 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
619 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
590 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
70 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
25 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
246 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
206 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
333 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
177 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1149 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3770 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1922 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2614 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1851 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17028 Morohashi
3036 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3021 New Nelson (John Haig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
30 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
459 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
0a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7774.7 Four corner code
44-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c11 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主人 【シュジン】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, one's husband, (one's) employer, (one's) master, host, hostess
  • 自主 【ジシュ】 independence, autonomy, self-reliance
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 (race)horse owner
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Chinese:
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sheep 羊 (⺶)
Parts:
righteousness, justice, morality, honor, loyalty, meaning
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
415 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 義 【ギ】 morality, righteousness, justice, honour (honor), meaning, teachings, doctrine, nonconsanguineous relationship (i.e. of in-laws), prosthesis
  • 義務づける 【ギムヅケル】 to obligate
  • 疑義 【ギギ】 doubt
  • 大義 【タイギ】 great cause, moral law, justice

Readings

Japanese names:
ただし、 ちか、 のり、 よし
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • moralidad
  • lealtad
  • significado
  • artificial
  • no consanguíneo

Portuguese

  • retidão
  • justiça
  • moralidade
  • honra
  • lealdade
  • significado

French

  • vertu
  • justice
  • moralité
  • honneur
  • loyauté
  • signification
580 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
645 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3668 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
244 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1658 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1975 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
291 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
291 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1568 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1514 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2052 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
648 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28504 Morohashi
2338 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4668 New Nelson (John Haig)
641 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
691 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
62 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
771 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
2o11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-6-7 SKIP code
2-2-11 SKIP code
8055.3 Four corner code
21-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fa9 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 an American
  • 俳人 【ハイジン】 haiku poet
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people, person
  • 人間以上 【ニンゲンイジョウ】 superhuman
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 man, person, human being, mankind, people, human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species, character, personality, man of talent, true man, another person, other people, others, adult
  • 人一倍 【ひといちばい】 (much) more than others, exceedingly, extremely, unusually
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, lover

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Chinese:
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
together, both, neither, all, and, alike, with
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
174 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 共演 【キョウエン】 appearing together, co-acting, co-starring
  • 共栄 【キョウエイ】 mutual prosperity
  • 反共 【ハンキョウ】 anticommunist
  • 中共 【チュウキョウ】 Chinese Communist Party, Chinese Communists, Communist China

Kun reading compounds

  • 共 【とも】 together with, same, both, all, neither, none, including ...
  • 共に 【ともに】 together, jointly, at the same time, with, as ..., including, along with, both
  • 送料共 【そうりょうとも】 including postage
  • 母子とも 【ぼしとも】 both mother and child
  • 共に 【ともに】 together, jointly, at the same time, with, as ..., including, along with, both
  • 共にする 【ともにする】 to do together, to share, to participate in

Readings

Chinese:
gong4, gong1, gong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • ambos
  • conjuntamente
  • juntos
  • también

Portuguese

  • juntamente
  • ambos (em afirm.)
  • nenhum (em neg.)
  • todo
  • e
  • da mesma forma
  • com

French

  • ensemble
  • les deux
  • ni l'un ni l'autre
  • tous
  • et
  • semblable
  • avec
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
484 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
460 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
159 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
581 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
240 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
342 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
292 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
196 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
196 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
419 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
154 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3045 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2122 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1812 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1458 Morohashi
2393 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
373 New Nelson (John Haig)
1795 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1934 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
106 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
464 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
3k3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
4480.1 Four corner code
22-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5171 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和歌 【ワカ】 waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
  • 講和 【コウワ】 reconciliation (between warring nations), (making of) peace
  • 英和 【エイワ】 English-Japanese (e.g. dictionary)
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Holland, The Netherlands
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和声 【ワセイ】 harmony, concord, consonance
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 諧和 【カイワ】 gentle mutual affection, harmony, harmony

Kun reading compounds

  • 和らぐ 【やわらぐ】 to soften, to calm down, to be eased, to be mitigated, to subside, to abate
  • 和らげる 【やわらげる】 to soften, to moderate, to relieve
  • 和む 【なごむ】 to be softened, to calm down
  • 和やか 【なごやか】 mild, calm, gentle, quiet, congenial, amicable, amiable, friendly, genial, harmonious, peaceful
  • 和やかな家庭 【なごやかなかてい】 harmonious (happy) family
  • 和える 【あえる】 to dress (vegetables, salad, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 いず、 かず、 かつ、 かつり、 かづ、 たけ、 ち、 とも、 な、 にぎ、 まさ、 やす、 よし、 より、 わだこ、 わっ
Chinese:
he2, he4, huo2, huo4, huo5, hai1, he5
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • armonía
  • paz
  • estilo japonés
  • suavizar
  • calmar
  • tranquilo
  • armonioso

Portuguese

  • harmonia
  • estilo Japonês
  • paz
  • amaciar
  • Japão

French

  • harmonie
  • style japonais
  • paix
  • adoucir
  • Japon
338 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
440 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
416 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
151 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3268 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
412 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
638 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
124 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
326 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1450 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
906 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3490 Morohashi
1130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
770 New Nelson (John Haig)
897 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
318 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2277 2001 Kanji
5d3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
47-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
548c Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
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