Kanji 鈎

Radical: (167)
Strokes: 12
Drawing
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On:
コウ、ク
kou, ku
Kun:
かぎ
kagi
Meaning:
hook, barb, gaff, brackets
Shape: idc
Elements: , , ,
Variants:

Examples

鈎虫
こうちゅう
koochuu
hookworm
はり
hari
needle;pin
かぎ
kagi
hook
鉤鼻
かぎばな
kagibana
hooked nose
毛鉤
けばり
kebari
(fishing) fly;lure;artificial fly
鉤爪
かぎづめ
kagizume
claw;talon
勾股弦の定理
こうこげんのていり
kookogennoteiri
Pythagorean theorem
勾股弦
こうこげん
kookogen
three sides of right triangle (minor cathetus, major cathetus and hypotenuse)
引目鉤鼻
ひきめかぎばな
hikimekagibana
style of drawing the human face, popular in the Heian period
鉤形
かぎがた
kagigata
hook shaped;bent at a right angle

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): po
Pinyin: gou1
Vietnam: Câu

Codepoints

Decimal: 37390
Hex: 920E
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-19-35
Unicode UTF-16: 920E
Unicode UTF-8: E9 88 8E

Dictionary Indices

Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 11, page 0503): 40220
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 4821
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 6226
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