Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
closed, shut
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
951 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 閉鎖 【ヘイサ】 closing, closure, shutdown, lockout
  • 閉会 【ヘイカイ】 closure (of a ceremony, event, meeting, etc.)
  • 開閉 【カイヘイ】 opening and shutting
  • 幽閉 【ユウヘイ】 confinement, imprisonment, incarceration

Kun reading compounds

  • 閉じる 【とじる】 to close (e.g. book, eyes, meeting, etc.), to shut
  • 閉ざす 【とざす】 to shut, to close, to lock, to fasten, to block (e.g. the way), to shut off, to shut in, to plunge (in grief)
  • 閉める 【しめる】 to close, to shut
  • 閉まる 【しまる】 to be shut, to close, to be closed, to be firm (of a body, face, etc.), to be well-knit, to be locked, to tighten, to be tightened, to become sober, to become tense
  • 閉てる 【たてる】 to shut, to close

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bi4
Korean:
pye

Spanish

  • cerrar
  • finalizar
  • dejar de hacer
  • guardar

Portuguese

  • fechado
  • fechar

French

  • fermer
  • clore
979 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
968 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4945 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
900 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
981 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
397 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
401 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
216 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4116 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2090 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1637 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41222 Morohashi
3319 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1623 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1751 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
931 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3847 2001 Kanji
8e3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7724.7 Four corner code
42-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9589 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, boastful speech, tall talk, large amount, large sum

Readings

Chinese:
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
24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code