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Kanji Details for 空

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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
穴 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Readings
Kun'yomi: あ.き、あ.く、す.く、あ.ける、す.かす、から、そら、むな.しい。
On'yomi: クウ。

Japanese Meaning for 空

Dictionary Entries for 空

kara
noun, no adjective
  1. emptiness; vacuum; blank
sora
noun
  1. sky; the heavens
uro
noun
  1. hollow; cavity; hole
kuu
noun
  1. empty air; sky
  2. shunya (emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phemomenon)
  3. air force
  4. fruitlessness; meaninglessness
  5. void (one of the five elements)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 空

Construction of Character for 空

Radicals and parts present in 空
Radical hole, aperture, slit, cave, den Kanji Details »
Part legs radical (no. 10) Kanji Details »
Part shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40) Kanji Details »
Part craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 空
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」(クウ、コウ)。「工」は穿って穴をあけるの意。

Kanji related to 空

  • 沿

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 空

French
  1. vide, ciel, vacant, creux
Portuguese
  1. esvaziar, ceú, desocupado, vazio, vácuo
Spanish
  1. cielo, atmósfera, vacío, vacante, quedarse vacío, vaciar

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