Kanji 可

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カ、コク
ka, koku
Kun:
-べ.き、-べ.し
-be.ki, -be.shi
Meaning:
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not
Grade: 5
JLPT: 3
Phonetic: (カ)
In names: よし yoshi
Shape: idc
Elements:
Antonyms:
Look alike:
Categories: N3 (JLPT)

Examples

不可分な
ふかぶんな
fukabunna
indivisible
不可能な
ふかのうな
fukanoona
impossible
不可解な
ふかかいな
fukakaina
mysterious, baffling
可愛らしい
かわいらしい
kawairashii
lovely, sweet
可決する
かけつする
kaketsusuru
approve
可燃物
かねんぶつ
kanenbutsu
flammable materials
可能な
かのうな
kanoona
possible
可能性
かのうせい
kanoosei
potentiality, possibility
許可する
きょかする
kyokasuru
permit [v.t.]

Reading in other languages

Korean: 가, 극
Korean (latin): ga, geug
Pinyin: ke3, ke4
Vietnam: Khả, Khắc

Codepoints

Big-5: A5 69
Decimal: 21487
Hex: 53EF
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-18-36
Unicode UTF-16: 53EF
Unicode UTF-8: E5 8F AF

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 744
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 655
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 816
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 253
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 510
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 397
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 165
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 390
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 388
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1882
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2562
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 412
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 314
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3687
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 94
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0754): 3245
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2969
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 93
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 97
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 463
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 24
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 701
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 647
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