Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
tiger, drunkard
Kun:
とら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1653 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 虎列剌 【コレラ】 cholera
  • 虎疫 【コエキ】 cholera
  • 猛虎 【モウコ】 fierce tiger, ferocious tiger, Hanshin Tigers (baseball team)
  • 竜虎 【リュウコ】 dragon and tiger, two mighty rivals

Kun reading compounds

  • 虎 【とら】 tiger (Panthera tigris), drunkard, drunk, sot
  • 虎葦毛 【とらあしげ】 dapple gray (horse coat color), dapple grey
  • 大虎 【おおとら】 big tiger, drinker, staggering drunkard
  • 小虎 【ことら】 small tiger, light drinker, occasional drinker

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hu3
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • tigre

Portuguese

French

  • tigre
  • ivrogne
1558 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4105 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2234 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3981 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32675 Morohashi
3212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5265 New Nelson (John Haig)
1990 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 2001 Kanji
2m6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-6-2 SKIP code
2121.7 Four corner code
2121.1 Four corner code
1-24-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
864e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mouth
Kun:
くち
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口径 【コウケイ】 aperture, bore, calibre, caliber
  • 開口 【カイコウ】 opening, aperture (e.g. camera), opening one's mouth, beginning to speak, open, broad
  • 経口 【ケイコウ】 taken by mouth, oral
  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口 【クチ】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious

Kun reading compounds

  • 口 【くち】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
  • 口利き 【くちきき】 mediation, good offices, intervention, mediator, middleman, influential person, person of influence, eloquence, eloquent person, way of speaking
  • 切り口 【きりくち】 cut end, section, opening, slit, point of view, (different) perspective, new approach
  • 大口 【おおぐち】 big mouth, mouth opened wide, boastful speech, tall talk, bragging, boasting, large amount, large quantity

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • boca
  • orificio
  • apertura

Portuguese

  • boca

French

  • bouche
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
20 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
213 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
38 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
31 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
29 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
54 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3227 Morohashi
3382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
685 New Nelson (John Haig)
11 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
11 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
16 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
3-3-0 SKIP code
6000.0 Four corner code
1-24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code