Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
send forth fragrance, fragrant, be scented, smoke (tobacco)
Kun:
かお.る
On:
クン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1849 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薫 【クン】 pleasant smell, aroma, fragrance, scent, pleasant-smelling vegetation
  • 燻蒸 【クンジョウ】 fumigation, smoking (out)
  • 余薫 【ヨクン】 lingering odor, lingering odour

Kun reading compounds

  • 香る 【かおる】 to smell sweet, to be fragrant

Readings

Japanese names:
かおり、 かおる、 かほ、 かほる、 くに、 しげ、 にほ、 のぶ、 よし
Chinese:
xun1
Korean:
hun

Spanish

  • fragancia
  • olfatear

Portuguese

  • fragrante
  • perfumado
  • fumaça (cigs)

French

  • parfumer
  • parfumé
  • odorant
  • fumée
1192 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1735 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1360 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1708 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2567 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1774 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1906 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1710 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
668 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3005 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1697 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32173 Morohashi
2371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5223 New Nelson (John Haig)
1681 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1847 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1940 2001 Kanji
3k13.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-13 SKIP code
4433.1 Four corner code
1-23-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85ab Unicode hex code