Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
gutter, ditch, sewer, drain, 10**32
Kun:
みぞ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1736 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 溝 【コウ】 10^32, hundred nonillion
  • 溝渠 【コウキョ】 ditch, sewer, canal
  • 排水溝 【ハイスイコウ】 drainage, gutter, ditch
  • 海溝 【カイコウ】 ocean trench, deep

Kun reading compounds

  • 溝 【みぞ】 ditch, drain, gutter, trench, groove, tread, gap (between people, countries, etc.), gulf
  • 溝隠 【みぞかくし】 Chinese lobelia (Lobelia chinensis)
  • 押さえ溝 【おさえみぞ】 groove in the body of wooden plane which holds the blade
  • 逃げ溝 【にげみぞ】 clearance groove, under cut

Readings

Japanese names:
どぶ
Chinese:
gou1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • cuneta
  • zanja
  • alcantarilla
  • desagüe

Portuguese

  • ranhura
  • canal
  • encanamento
  • dreno
  • 10 elevado a 32

French

  • rigole
  • fossé
  • égout
  • 10**32
1263 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1706 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2657 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1859 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1012 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1050 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1499 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1232 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
810 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
473 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
604 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1836 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17944X Morohashi
659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3275 New Nelson (John Haig)
1819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1960 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1639 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3514.7 Four corner code
25-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e9d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shape, form, style
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 形 【ケイ】 form, tense, adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)
  • 形式 【ケイシキ】 form (as opposed to substance), formality, method, system, style, format, mode, appearance, form (something takes), math expression
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique
  • 形相 【ギョウソウ】 look (esp. an angry or upset look), expression
  • 奇形 【キケイ】 deformity, malformation, strange shape, unusual shape
  • 大仰 【オオギョウ】 exaggeration

Kun reading compounds

  • 形 【かた】 shape, appearance, collateral, obverse of an old "zeni" coin
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 借金のカタ 【しゃっきんのカタ】 security for a loan, collateral
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 形作る 【かたちづくる】 to form, to shape, to make, to mold, to mould, to build up
  • 顔かたち 【かおかたち】 features, looks
  • 姿形 【すがたかたち】 appearance, figure, shape, form
  • 形 【なり】 style, way, shape, form, appearance, state
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance
  • 生成り 【きなり】 unbleached cloth, unbleached colour (color), unbleached, undyed
  • 二形 【ふたなり】 hermaphrodite, androgyny, hermaphroditism

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • forma
  • figura
  • tipo

Portuguese

  • forma
  • formulário
  • estilo

French

  • forme
  • style
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
104 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1589 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
395 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1050 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9969 Morohashi
846 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 New Nelson (John Haig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3260 2001 Kanji
3j4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1242.2 Four corner code
23-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f62 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
steel
Kun:
はがね
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1246 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鋼 【ハガネ】 steel
  • 鋼材 【コウザイ】 steel material
  • 粗鋼 【ソコウ】 crude steel
  • 製鋼 【セイコウ】 steel manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 鋼 【はがね】 steel
  • 鋼色 【はがねいろ】 steel blue
  • 玉鋼 【たまはがね】 steel made from iron sand or black sand (used in sword blades)

Readings

Chinese:
gang1, gang4
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • acero

Portuguese

  • aço

French

  • acier
874 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
864 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
867 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4883 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1509 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1851 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1608 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1715 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1337 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1825 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1981 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40509 Morohashi
1740 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6302 New Nelson (John Haig)
1962 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
992 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2853 2001 Kanji
8a8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8712.0 Four corner code
25-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
92fc Unicode hex code