Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
emperor
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 皇后 【コウゴウ】 (Japanese) empress, queen
  • 皇居 【コウキョ】 Imperial Palace (of Japan), imperial residence
  • 倉皇 【ソウコウ】 hurry, bustle
  • 教皇 【キョウコウ】 Pope
  • 皇帝 【コウテイ】 emperor
  • 皇子 【オウジ】 imperial prince
  • 法皇 【ホウオウ】 ex-emperor who becomes a monk, (Catholic) Pope, religious leader

Readings

Japanese names:
おうじ、 おお、 み
Chinese:
huang2
Korean:
hwang, wang

Spanish

  • emperador

Portuguese

  • imperador

French

  • empereur
783 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
871 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
861 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
964 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
460 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
964 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
579 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1366 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
267 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22701 Morohashi
2566 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3870 New Nelson (John Haig)
261 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
279 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
880 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
872 2001 Kanji
4f5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2610.4 Four corner code
25-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7687 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
plump, thick, big around
Kun:
ふと.いふと.る
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
552 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 太子 【タイシ】 crown prince, Shotoku Taishi
  • 太鼓 【タイコ】 drum
  • 太太 【タイタイ】 wife
  • 馬太 【マタイ】 Matthew (the Apostle)
  • 太子 【タイシ】 crown prince, Shotoku Taishi
  • 太鼓 【タイコ】 drum
  • 羽太 【ハタ】 sea basses, groupers
  • 赤羽太 【アカハタ】 blacktip grouper (species of fish, Epinephelus fasciatus)

Kun reading compounds

  • 太い 【ふとい】 fat, thick, deep (of a voice), thick, sonorous, daring, shameless, brazen, audacious
  • 太藺 【ふとい】 softstem bulrush (Scirpus tabernaemontani)
  • 太る 【ふとる】 to grow fat (stout, plump), to become fat, to gain weight

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 たか、 ひろ
Chinese:
tai4
Korean:
tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • gordo
  • grueso
  • engordar

Portuguese

  • gordo
  • grande
  • espesso

French

  • gras
  • dodu
  • gros
269 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
181 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
164 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
343 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1172 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
508 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
151 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
629 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
639 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
409 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2673 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
121 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5834 Morohashi
2152 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1137 New Nelson (John Haig)
120 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
126 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
257 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
98 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
empress, queen, after, behind, back, later
Kun:
きさき
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1583 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 后宮 【コウグウ】 empress's palace, queen's palace, empress, queen
  • 皇妃 【コウヒ】 empress, queen
  • 皇太后 【コウタイゴウ】 Queen Mother, Empress Dowager
  • 太后 【タイコウ】 empress dowager, queen mother
  • 後 【ゴ】 after

Kun reading compounds

  • 后 【きさき】 empress, queen
  • 后町 【きさきまち】 women's pavilion (of the inner Heian palace)

Readings

Chinese:
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • emperatriz
  • esposa del emperador

Portuguese

  • imperatriz
  • rainha
  • depois
  • atrás
  • mais tarde

French

  • impératrice
  • reine
  • après
  • derrière
  • arrière
  • plus tard
780 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
869 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
858 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1759 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
181 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
542 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1125 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
304 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1119 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1171 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1873 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
283 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1893 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2574 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1878 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3298 Morohashi
2981 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
704 New Nelson (John Haig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2005 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
844 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2677 2001 Kanji
3d3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
7226.1 Four corner code
25-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540e Unicode hex code