Meaning of こう in Japanese

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Definition of こう

  1. (adv) in this way (used for something or someone close to the speaker, including the speaker himself, or for the opinions of the speaker); thus; such →Related words: ああ , 然う , 如何
  2. (int) uh... (interjection used as a verbal pause)
  1. (n) rice grasshopper (of genus Oxya)
  2. grasshopper; locust (of family Catantopidae)

    Locusts came in big swarms.

  1. (n, n-suf) marquis; lord; daimyo
  1. (n) season; weather
  1. (n) efficacy; benefit; efficiency; effect; result; success
こう(kou) · きょう(kyou)

孝 Kanji Details

  1. (n) filial piety →Related words: 孝行
さち(sachi) · こう(kou) · さき(saki)

幸 Kanji Details

  1. (n) good luck; fortune; happiness

    Fortunately, I made it to the class.

  2. harvest; yield →Related words: 海の幸
  1. (n) 10^32; hundred nonillion (American); (obs) hundred quintillion (British)

    He leaped over the shallow ditch.

  1. (n) manuscript; version; draft

    He is busy with the final draft.

はがね(hagane) · こう(kou) ·刃金

鋼刃金 Kanji Details

  1. (n) steel

    He forged the steel into a sword.

  1. (n) clause; paragraph; item
  2. (ling) argument
  3. (math) term
  4. nape (of the neck) →Related words:
  1. (v5u-s, vt) to love
  1. (n, suf) public matter; governmental matter →Related words:
  2. prince; duke
  3. (n, n-suf) lord; sir
  4. (n-suf) familiar or derogatory suffix (after a name, etc.)
かのえ(kanoe) · こう(kou)

庚 Kanji Details

  1. (n) 7th in rank; seventh sign of the Chinese calendar
  1. (n) carapace; shell
  2. 1st in rank; grade A
  3. instep; back of hand
  4. the A party (e.g. in a contract); the first party
くれない(kurenai) · べに(beni) · こう(kou)

紅 Kanji Details

  1. (n) deep red; crimson
  2. rouge; lipstick
こう(kou) · ごう(gou)

劫 Kanji Details

  1. (n) (Buddh) kalpa (eon, aeon)
  2. ko (in Go, the arrangement that allows for the eternal capture and recapture of the same stones)
はこ(hako) · こう(kou) · · · · ·

箱函匣筥筐凾 Kanji Details

  1. (n) box
  2. car (of a train, etc.)
  3. shamisen case; shamisen
  4. man who carries a geisha's shamisen →Related words: 箱屋
  5. receptacle for human waste; feces (faeces)
  1. (v5u-s, vt) to beg; to ask; to request; to invite

    When she saw that the people were hungry, she begged for food for them.

こう(kou) · こり(kori)

香 Kanji Details

  1. (n) incense →Related words: 御香
  1. (pref) anti-
こうのとり(kounotori) · こう(kou) · コウノトリ(kounotori)

鸛 Kanji Details

  1. (n) stork (esp. the Oriental stork, Ciconia boyciana)
  1. (suf) harbour

    The ship is now in the harbor.

  1. (n) (biological) class
  1. (suf) High (abbreviation of "High School" following a school's name) →Related words: 高等学校
  2. (pref) high- →Related words: 高レベル
  1. (n) large river (esp. the Yangtze)
  2. Lake Biwa →Related words: 琵琶湖
  1. (n) yao (line representing yin or yang that comprises one third of a trigram) →Related words:
  1. (n) (astron) Chinese "Neck" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) →Related words: 二十八宿 , 蒼竜
こん(kon) · こう(kou)

喉 Kanji Details

  1. (n) fish

    When I got up today my throat felt a little sore.

  2. (suf, ctr) counter for fish
かみ(kami) · かん(kan) · こう(kou) 長官

長官 Kanji Details

  1. (n, adj-no) director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief →Related words: 四等官
  1. (n) tribute
  1. (suf) school
  2. (n, ctr) proof (of a book, document, etc.); counter for proofs
  1. (n) one-fifth of the night (approx. 2 hours) →Related words: 五更
  1. (n, n-suf) going; travelling (traveling)
  2. type of classical Chinese verse (usu. an epic)
  3. district (of similar merchants); guild
  4. (suf, pref) bank
(ku) · こう(kou)

口 Kanji Details

  1. (n) (Buddh) mouth; speech
  2. (suf, ctr) counter for people or implements
  1. (n) merit; success; meritorious deed
  2. achievement; accumulated experience
  1. (n-suf) (factory) worker
  1. (pref) good
  1. (n) thought
  2. (n-suf) report on one's investigation into ...
  3. deceased father
  1. (n, n-suf) pit (esp. of a mine)
  1. (n) invasion; invader
  1. (n) hardness
  1. (n) death (of a nobleman, etc.)
  1. (n, n-suf) (Buddhist) lecture meeting
  2. religious association
  3. mutual assistance association (i.e. for financial assistance)
  1. (n, adj-no) cavity

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