Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
hawser, class (genus), rope, cord, cable
Kun:
つな
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1053 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 綱 【コウ】 class
  • 綱領 【コウリョウ】 general plan, main points, summary, platform (e.g. for a campaign), mission statement
  • 要綱 【ヨウコウ】 main principle, gist, general plan, guidelines, outline
  • 大綱 【タイコウ】 fundamental principles, main lines, outline, summary, general features

Kun reading compounds

  • 綱 【つな】 rope, cord, line, grand champion's braided belt
  • 綱引き 【つなひき】 tug of war (orig. a form of divination to predict whether the year will be favourable or unfavourable), forward puller (of a rickshaw)
  • 命の綱 【いのちのつな】 the thread of life
  • 望みの綱 【のぞみのつな】 one's last hope, one's only hope, the last hope

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • soga
  • cuerda
  • cordón
  • categoría

Portuguese

  • amarrio
  • classe (gênero em biologia)
  • corda
  • cabo

French

  • haussière
  • classe (genre)
  • corde
  • câble
1264 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1250 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3561 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1052 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1635 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2661 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1609 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1716 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1566 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1541 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1735 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1982 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27576 Morohashi
1372 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1963 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1723 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
6a8.23 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
1-25-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7db1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
780 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紀 【キ】 period, Nihon-shoki
  • 紀元前 【キゲンゼン】 pre-era, BC, BCE
  • デボン紀 【デボンキ】 Devonian period
  • 前世紀 【ゼンセイキ】 last century, ancient times

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ、 ただす、 とし、 とも、 のり、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • normas
  • era

Portuguese

  • crônica
  • contos
  • narrativa
  • história
  • anais
  • período geológico

French

  • chronique
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
  • histoire
  • annales
  • ère géologique
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
472 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
449 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
930 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3497 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
666 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
373 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1512 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1628 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
856 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1366 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27234 Morohashi
1276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1454 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
521 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
1-21-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d00 Unicode hex code