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字▼
Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
邑 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. home town, village, native place, district
Readings
Kun'yomi: さと、くに。
On'yomi: ゴウ。(Kan'you-on Reading)
コウ。(Go-on Reading)
キョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 郷

Dictionary Entries for 郷

sato
noun
  1. village; hamlet
  2. countryside; country
  3. home (of one's parents, etc.); hometown
  4. one's origins; one's upbringing; one's past
kyou
noun
  1. hometown
  2. rural township (of China)
gou
noun
  1. countryside; country
  2. 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 郷

Construction of Character for 郷

Radicals and parts present in 郷
Part
Part short thread radical (no. 52) Kanji Details »
Part northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 郷
Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
Simplified Chinese Character
Alternate Character Form
Alternate Character Form
Origin and construction of 郷
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」の略体。むらざと(邑)で向かい合って会食する様(卿)を示す。

Kanji related to 郷

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Meanings in Other Languages for 郷

French
  1. village natal, village, lieu de naissance, région
Portuguese
  1. cidade natal, aldeia, lugar de nascimento, distrito
Spanish
  1. ciudad natal, pueblo, lugar donde hay algo especial

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