Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空域 【クウイキ】 airspace
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • 空模様 【そらもよう】 look of the sky, weather
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 晴れた空 【はれたそら】 clear sky, cloudless sky
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空手 【からて】 karate, empty handed
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty (of a residence, etc.), vacant, deserted, body from which the soul has left, corpse, shed skin (of a snake, insect, etc.)
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Chinese:
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
1-22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
bury, be filled up, embedded
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1110 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 埋蔵 【マイゾウ】 burying in the ground, having underground deposits
  • 埋葬 【マイソウ】 burial

Kun reading compounds

  • 埋める 【うめる】 to bury (e.g. in the ground), to fill up (e.g. audience fills a hall), to cause to be packed, to plug (a gap), to stop (a gap), to bridge (a difference, a gap), to fill (a seat, a vacant position), to fill out, to make up for (a loss, shortage, etc.), to make amends, to compensate for, to put cold water (in a bath), to cover, to scatter something over
  • 埋まる 【うまる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be surrounded, to overflow, to be crowded, to be filled, to be repaid (e.g. debt), to be replenished, to be filled (e.g. blank, vacancy, schedule)
  • 埋もれる 【うもれる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be hidden
  • 埋める 【うずめる】 to cover, to bury (e.g. one's face in hands), to submerge, to fill (completely), to stuff, to pack, to cram, to fill up
  • 埋まる 【うまる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be surrounded, to overflow, to be crowded, to be filled, to be repaid (e.g. debt), to be replenished, to be filled (e.g. blank, vacancy, schedule)
  • 埋ける 【いける】 to bury something in the ground, to cover coals with ash, to bank a fire

Readings

Chinese:
mai2, man2
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • enterrado
  • relleno
  • incrustado
  • ser enterrado
  • ser rellenado
  • enterrar
  • rellenar
  • incrustar

Portuguese

  • enterrar
  • ocupar-se
  • embutido

French

  • enterrer
  • être rempli
  • enfoncé
1833 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1226 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1615 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
432 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1041 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1826 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1975 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1261 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
375 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
484 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
181 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5116 Morohashi
403 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1020 New Nelson (John Haig)
179 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
191 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4611.4 Four corner code
1-43-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57cb Unicode hex code