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

tall, high, expensive

  • high ②expensive ③high (level) ④loud
  • quantity
  • -だか
  • to rise
  • to raise
  • high ②high school
  • じょい
  • はか

Main Radical



Character Breakdown

tall, high, expensive
コウ たか.い た (2nd, N5)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
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)

Common Words

high ②expensive ③high (level) ④loud
best ②highest
senior high school
senior high school student
altitude ②high-degree
height ②altitude
high-speed ②highway
More Words...


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JIS X 0208 1-25-66
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2j8.6
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De Roo Code 449