Jisho

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11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home town, village, native place, district
Kun:
さと
On:
キョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1077 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 郷 【キョウ】 hometown, rural township (of China)
  • 郷愁 【キョウシュウ】 nostalgia, homesickness
  • 同郷 【ドウキョウ】 same village, same town, same province
  • 理想郷 【リソウキョウ】 ideal land, earthly paradise, Utopia, Arcadia
  • 郷 【ゴウ】 countryside, country, 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)
  • 郷学 【ゴウガク】 village school (esp. in Edo-era Japan, and ancient Korea and China)
  • 水郷 【スイゴウ】 beautiful riverside location, lakeside district, canal district
  • 大西郷 【ダイサイゴウ】 the Great Saigo

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 無何有の郷 【むかうのさと】 utopia, (natural) paradise
  • 第二の故郷 【だいにのこきょう】 one's second home, home away from home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • ciudad natal
  • pueblo
  • lugar donde hay algo especial

Portuguese

  • cidade natal
  • aldeia
  • lugar de nascimento
  • distrito

French

  • village natal
  • village
  • lieu de naissance
  • région
852 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1004 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2112 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1024 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
664 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39498P Morohashi
549 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6145 New Nelson (John Haig)
1849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
920 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
2d8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
22-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90f7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
village, town
Kun:
むら
On:
ソン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
253 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 村長 【ソンチョウ】 village headman, village mayor
  • 村議会 【ソンギカイ】 village assembly
  • 町村 【チョウソン】 towns and villages
  • 農村 【ノウソン】 agricultural community, farm village, rural

Kun reading compounds

  • 村 【むら】 village
  • 村長 【そんちょう】 village headman, village mayor
  • 選手村 【せんしゅむら】 Olympic village, athlete's village
  • 隣村 【りんそん】 neighboring village, neighbouring village

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 むた、 ら
Chinese:
cun1
Korean:
chon

Spanish

  • ciudad
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • cidade
  • aldeia

French

  • village
  • ville
107 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
62 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
52 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
210 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
154 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
196 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
191 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
191 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1073 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1029 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
212 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14464 Morohashi
834 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 New Nelson (John Haig)
208 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
221 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
241 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
65 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1848 2001 Kanji
4a3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
34-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6751 Unicode hex code