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

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