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Kun:
かた.る、かた.らう
kata.ru, kata.rau
Meaning:
word, speech, language
Grade: 2
JLPT: 5
Phonetic: (ゴ)
In names: かた、かたり、こと、つぐ kata, katari, koto, tsugu
Shape: idc
Elements: , , , ,
Synonyms: , ,
Categories: N5 (JLPT)

Examples

単語
たんご
tango
word
外国語
がいこくご
gaikokugo
foreign language
敬語
けいご
keigo
polite speech
日本語
にほんご
nihongo
Japanese language
標準語
ひょうじゅんご
hyoojungo
standard Japanese
物語
ものがたり
monogatari
story
英語
えいご
eigo
English language
言語学
げんごがく
gengogaku
linguistics
語る
かたる
kataru
talk

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): eo
Pinyin: yu3, yu4
Vietnam: Ngữ, Ngứ

Codepoints

Big-5: BB 79
Decimal: 35486
Hex: 8A9E
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-24-76
Unicode UTF-16: 8A9E
Unicode UTF-8: E8 AA 9E

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 209
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 124
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 112
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 231
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 274
Japanese For Busy People: 2.1
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 87
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 2136
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 67
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 67
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1040
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1402
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 154
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1685
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 1944
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 353
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 10, page 0474): 35533
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1543
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 347
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 371
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 211
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 4374
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 5628
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 231
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