Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
creek, inlet, bay
Kun:
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
704 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 江 【コウ】 large river (esp. the Yangtze), Lake Biwa
  • 江上 【コウジョウ】 (on the) bank of a large river
  • 長江 【チョウコウ】 Yangtze River, Changjiang River
  • 揚子江 【ヨウスコウ】 Yangtze River (in China)

Kun reading compounds

  • 江 【え】 inlet, bay
  • 縁 【えん】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda
  • 堀江 【ほりえ】 canal
  • 濁り江 【にごりえ】 muddy inlet or creek

Readings

Japanese names:
くん、 とうみ、 み、 りえ
Chinese:
jiang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • gran río
  • ensenada
  • bahía

Portuguese

  • riacho
  • pequena baía em lagos
  • baía

French

  • baie
  • crique
  • anse
  • rivière
1244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
517 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2491 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
994 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
840 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
905 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1160 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
257 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
141 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17140 Morohashi
221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3045 New Nelson (John Haig)
139 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1085 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
372 2001 Kanji
3a3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3111.0 Four corner code
25-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c5f Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
metropolis, capital, all, everything
Kun:
みやこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 都 【ト】 metropolitan, municipal
  • 都営 【トエイ】 (under) metropolitan government management
  • 遷都 【セント】 relocation of the capital, transfer of the capital
  • 東都 【トウト】 the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo), Yedo, Edo
  • 都度 【ツド】 each (every) time, whenever
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital, metropolis, seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 都入り 【みやこいり】 arriving in the capital
  • 森の都 【もりのみやこ】 tree-clad town
  • 住めば都 【すめばみやこ】 you can get used to living anywhere, home is where you make it, wherever I lay my hat is home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに、 ず、 ち、 づめ、 みや
Chinese:
du1, dou1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • metrópoli
  • capital

Portuguese

  • metropole
  • capital

French

  • métropole
  • capitale
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
92 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4769 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
173 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1505 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1863 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39497P Morohashi
1686 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1989 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
4762.7 Four corner code
37-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90fd Unicode hex code