6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N3

yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach

Kun'yomi
  • to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.)
  • -む
  • ける to turn towards, to point
  • -む
  • かう to face
  • かい facing, opposite, across the street
  • こう opposite side, other side, opposite direction
  • こう-
  • むこ
  • むか facing, opposite, across the street
On'yomi
  • コウ
Nanori
  • こお
  • むか
  • むかい
  • むこう

Character Breakdown

yonder, facing, beyond
む.く コウ むか.い (3rd, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
desert, border prairie, the 1st form is radical 13
キョウ ケイ まきがまえ
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)

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References

Unicode hex code 5411
JIS X 0208 1-24-94
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 101
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 712
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3052
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 557
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3d3.10
Four corner code 2722.0
De Roo Code 849