17 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level Pre-1

straw

Kun'yomi
  • わら straw
On'yomi
  • コウ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Character Breakdown

straw
コウ わら (Kentei Pre-1)
mugwort
コウ よもぎ (Kentei 1)
grass, grass radical (no. 140)
tall, high, expensive
たか.い コウ か (2nd, N5)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
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)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)

References

Unicode hex code 85C1
JIS X 0208 1-47-46
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4083
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5234
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3015
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2103
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2400
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2480
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2682
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 32222X
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3k14.6
Four corner code 4490.4