10 strokes
exam, school, printing, proof, correction
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
294 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 校 【コウ】 school, proofreading, proof
  • 校歌 【コウカ】 school song
  • 一校 【イッコウ】 one school, the whole school, one proofreading, first proof
  • 同校 【ドウコウ】 the same school, the said school
  • 校合 【キョウゴウ】 collation, examining and comparing, checking (against the original text)
  • 校書 【キョウショ】 collation, examining and comparing, checking (against the original text), geisha


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao4, jiao4
gyo, hyo


  • escuela
  • colegio
  • centro docente


  • exame
  • escola
  • impressão
  • prova
  • correção


  • école
  • examen
  • impression
  • épreuve
  • correction
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
46 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
21 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
176 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2260 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
91 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
64 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1096 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
115 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
51 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1091 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1166 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
840 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1286 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14713 Morohashi
929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2669 New Nelson (John Haig)
1278 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
233 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
79 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1866 2001 Kanji
4a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4094.8 Four corner code
1-25-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6821 Unicode hex code