9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 6th grade
JLPT exam level N1

emperor

On'yomi
  • コウ
  • オウ
Nanori
  • おうじ
  • おお

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

emperor
コウ オウ おうじ (6th, N1)
white
しろ ハク しら- (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)

Contained In

References

Unicode hex code 7687
JIS X 0208 1-25-36
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3100
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3870
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2566
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3175
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 22701
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 297
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 297
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 783
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1551
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 871
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 880
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 579
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1366
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 267
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4f5.9
Four corner code 2610.4
De Roo Code 872