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Kanji: 工

KANJI
3 strokes
READINGS
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N4 (upper beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 9 (completion of 2nd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 2nd grade in Japan
Radical:
Radical name:
たくみ
Meaning:
Craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 300 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N4
(こうぎょう)
the manufacturing industry
N4
(こうじょう)
factory
N3
(こうば)
factory, plant, mill, workshop
N3
(じんこう)
artificial, manmade, human work, human skill, artificiality
N2
(くふう)
labourer, worker
N2
(こういん)
factory worker
N2
(こうげい)
industrial arts
N2
(こうじ)
construction work
N2
(だいく)
carpenter
N1
(かこう)
manufacturing, processing, treatment
N1
(こうがく)
engineering
N1
(こうさく)
work, construction, handicraft, maneuvering
N1
(さいく)
work, craftsmanship, tactics, trick
N1
(ちゃっこう)
start of (construction) work
Certain kanji information is from KANJIDIC, which is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.
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