5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N3

add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada

Kun'yomi
  • to add, to add up, to sum up
  • to be added to, to be appended
On'yomi
  • addition, increase

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Variants

Character Breakdown

add, addition, increase
カ くわ.える (4th, N3)
power, strength, strong
ちから リョク リキ (1st, N4)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)

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References

Unicode hex code 52A0
JIS X 0208 1-18-35
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 716
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 523
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 38
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 42
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 2297
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 709
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 722
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 356
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 366
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 453
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 447
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 237
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 295
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 208
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 876
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2g3.1
Four corner code 4600.0
De Roo Code 1677