Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
sweet
Parts:
sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1248 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • さつま芋 【サツマイモ】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
  • 甘言 【カンゲン】 sweet words, smooth talk, cajolery, flattery, sycophancy

Kun reading compounds

  • 甘い 【あまい】 sweet-tasting, sweet, sugary, sugared, fragrant (smelling), sweet (music), lightly salted, light in salt, not spicy, naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going, lenient, half-hearted, not finished properly, insufficient, not satisfactory, inadequate, loose, mild, tempting, enticing, luring
  • 甘い顔をする 【あまいかおをする】 to go easy on somebody, to be easygoing, to be lenient
  • 甘える 【あまえる】 to behave like a spoiled child, to fawn on, to take advantage of, to presume upon (e.g. another's benevolence), to depend on
  • 甘やかす 【あまやかす】 to pamper, to spoil
  • 上手い 【うまい】 skillful, skilful, clever, expert, wise, successful, delicious, appetizing, appetising, tasty, fortunate, splendid, promising
  • うまい話 【うまいはなし】 too-good-to-be-true offers (e.g. scams and frauds), too-good-to-be-true stories

Readings

Japanese names:
かも
Chinese:
gan1
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • dulce
  • sabroso
  • bueno
  • tener cariño a
  • mimar
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • doce
  • seduzir
  • mimar
  • contentar
  • açucarado

French

  • doux
  • enjôler
  • dorloter
  • être content
  • sucré
1093 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1212 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2988 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1333 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
207 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1591 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
345 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2930 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1773 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21643 Morohashi
3494 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3710 New Nelson (John Haig)
1757 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1052 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
0a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
4-4-2 SKIP code
4477.0 Four corner code
20-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7518 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mouth
Kun:
くち
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口径 【コウケイ】 aperture, bore, calibre, caliber
  • 開口 【カイコウ】 opening, aperture (e.g. camera), opening one's mouth, beginning to speak, open, broad
  • 経口 【ケイコウ】 taken by mouth, oral
  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口 【クチ】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious

Kun reading compounds

  • 口 【くち】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
  • 口利き 【くちきき】 mediation, good offices, intervention, mediator, middleman, influential person, person of influence, eloquence, eloquent person, way of speaking
  • 切り口 【きりくち】 cut end, section, opening, slit, point of view, (different) perspective, new approach
  • 大口 【おおぐち】 big mouth, boastful speech, tall talk, large amount, large sum

Readings

Chinese:
kou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • boca
  • orificio
  • apertura

Portuguese

  • boca

French

  • bouche
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
20 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
213 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
38 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
31 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
29 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
54 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3227 Morohashi
3382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
685 New Nelson (John Haig)
11 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
11 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
16 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
3-3-0 SKIP code
6000.0 Four corner code
24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code