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public; prince; official; governmental

コウ · ku
Popularity rank: 118 Pinyin: gōng Korean: gong Hán-Việt: công
Stroke counts: 4 Grade level: 2 JLPT level: 2 Skip code: 2-2-2

Example Words

ハチ公[hachikou] statue of Hachiko (a dog) at Shibuya station
郭公[kakkou] common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
株式公開[kabushikikoukai] stock offering (to the public)
蒲公英[tanpopo] dandelion (esp. species Taraxacum platycarpum)
官公庁[kankouchou] government administration office
丸公[marukou] official price
勤め奉公[tsutomeboukou] apprenticeship
公平[kinpira] chopped burdock root (and sometimes carrot) cooked in sugar and soy sauce
公孫樹[kousonju] ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

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