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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

11 strokes
Radical:
tile
Parts:
bottle, vial, jar, jug, vat, urn
Kun:
かめへい
On:
ビン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1528 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 瓶 【ビン】 bottle, jar, decanter, flagon, phial, vial
  • 瓶詰め 【ビンヅメ】 bottling, bottled
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb
  • 水瓶 【スイビョウ】 portable water vessel (for drinking or washing up)

Kun reading compounds

  • 甕 【かめ】 earthenware pot
  • 瓶覗 【かめのぞき】 faint indigo blue (traditional Japanese color name)
  • 瓶 【へい】 jar or vase with a long narrow neck
  • 瓶子 【へいじ】 earthenware pot (used as a decanter), jar, jug
  • 大瓶 【たいへい】 large earthenware pot
  • 酒瓶 【さかびん】 sake bottle

Readings

Japanese names:
べ、 ぺ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ping2
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • botella
  • frasco
  • jarra
  • urna
  • tarro

Portuguese

  • Vaso de flores
  • garrafa
  • garrafinha
  • jarro
  • barril
  • cântaro

French

  • pot de fleurs
  • fiole
  • pot
  • pichet
  • cuve
  • urne
1747 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1665 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2984 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1538 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1388 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1161 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1217 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1822 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1324 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1702 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
908 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21486 Morohashi
1344 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3699 New Nelson (John Haig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1109 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1464 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
956 2001 Kanji
2o9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
8141.7 Four corner code
1-41-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74f6 Unicode hex code