4 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 1st grade
JLPT exam level N3

king, rule, magnate

On'yomi
  • オウ king, ruler, sovereign
  • -ノウ
Nanori
  • おお
  • おおきみ emperor, king, prince

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Variants

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)

References

Unicode hex code 738B
JIS X 0208 1-18-6
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2922
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3619
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3439
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4247
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2145
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2895
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 255
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 271
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 499
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 90
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 310
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 20823
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 5
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 294
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 294
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 49
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 733
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 47
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 26
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 577
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1315
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 261
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4f0.1
Four corner code 1010.4
De Roo Code 3172