Kanji 公

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Radical: (12)
Strokes: 4
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On:
コウ、ク
kou, ku
Kun:
おおやけ
ooyake
Meaning:
public, prince, official, governmental
Grade: 2
JLPT: 3
In names: あきら、き、きみ、きん、たか、ただし、とも、ひろ、まさ akira, ki, kimi, kin, taka, tadashi, tomo, hiro, masa
Shape: idc
Elements: ,
Antonyms: , ,
Look alike:
Categories: N3 (JLPT)

Examples

主人公
しゅじんこう
shujinkoo
main character, hero
おおやけ
ooyake
official, public, formal [n.]
公判
こうはん
koohan
public hearing, trial
公務員
こうむいん
koomuin
public employee
公園
こうえん
kooen
park
公害
こうがい
koogai
public nuisance, pollution
公平な
こうへいな
kooheina
fair, impartial
公式
こうしき
kooshiki
formula, formal, official
公立
こうりつ
kooritsu
public
公表する
こうひょうする
koohyoosuru
announce publicly
公認する
こうにんする
kooninsuru
recognize officially, authorize
公開する
こうかいする
kookaisuru
present to the public

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): gong
Pinyin: gong1
Vietnam: Công

Codepoints

Big-5: A4 BD
Decimal: 20844
Hex: 516C
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-24-88
Unicode UTF-16: 516C
Unicode UTF-8: E5 85 AC

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 210
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 126
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 277
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 219
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 122
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 341
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 156
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 126
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 126
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1249
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1715
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 323
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 152
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 2468
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 792
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0026): 1452
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1974
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 784
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 847
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 212
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 579
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 372
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 92
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