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

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
queen, princess
Kun:
きさき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1752 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 妃 【ヒ】 princess, consort
  • 妃殿下 【ヒデンカ】 princess, Her Royal Highness
  • 皇太子妃 【コウタイシヒ】 crown princess
  • 王太妃 【オウタイヒ】 crown princess

Kun reading compounds

  • 后 【きさき】 empress, queen

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ぴ、 み
Chinese:
fei1
Korean:
bi, bae

Spanish

  • reina
  • princesa
  • emperatriz

Portuguese

  • rainha
  • princesa

French

  • reine
  • princesse
1724 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1760 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1533 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1185 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
411 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1756 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1881 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1869 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
434 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
238 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
533 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6061 Morohashi
206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1176 New Nelson (John Haig)
527 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
566 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1070 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1756 2001 Kanji
3e3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4741.7 Four corner code
40-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5983 Unicode hex code