9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N5

behind, back, later

Kun'yomi
  • later, afterwards
  • back, behind, rear
  • back, behind, rear
  • behind, rear
  • to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule
On'yomi
  • after
  • コウ
Nanori
  • こし
  • しい
  • buttocks, behind, rump

Character Breakdown

behind, back, later
ゴ コウ のち (2nd, N5)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
short thread radical (no. 52)
ヨウ ちいさい (Kentei 1)
late, delayed, winter radical (no. 34)
チ しゅう (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 5F8C
JIS X 0208 1-24-69
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1610
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1742
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 361
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 431
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 10098
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 48
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 48
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Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 53
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Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 174
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 48
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AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.11
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1391
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3i6.5
Four corner code 2224.7
De Roo Code 2067