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コウ
kou
Kun:
ひか.る、ひかり
hika.ru, hikari
Meaning:
ray, light
Grade: 2
JLPT: 4
Phonetic: (コウ)
In names: あき、あきら、こお、てる、ひこ、み、みつ aki, akira, koo, teru, hiko, mi, mitsu
Shape: idc
Elements: , , ⺌
Look alike:
Categories: N4 (JLPT)

Examples

ひかり
hikari
light [n.]
光る
ひかる
hikaru
shine [v.i.]
光年
こうねん
koonen
light year
光景
こうけい
kookei
scene, spectacle
光線
こうせん
koosen
light ray
日光
にっこう
nikkoo
sunlight
月光
げっこう
gekkoo
moonlight
栄光
えいこう
eikoo
glory
発光する
はっこうする
hakkoosuru
luminescence, radiation
稲光
いなびかり
inabikari
(flash of) lightning
観光する
かんこうする
kankoosuru
go sightseeing

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): gwang
Pinyin: guang1
Vietnam: Quang

Codepoints

Big-5: A5 FA
Decimal: 20809
Hex: 5149
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-24-87
Unicode UTF-16: 5149
Unicode UTF-8: E5 85 89

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 72
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 129
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 116
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 217
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 417
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 123
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 281
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 138
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 138
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1550
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2121
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 464
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 143
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3043
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 120
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 1, page 1013): 1350
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2391
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 119
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 125
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 345
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 1358
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 349
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 121
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