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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- June 26, 2016

  • on reading:
  • コウ   ク
  • kun reading:
  • くち
  • meaning(s):
  • mouth
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Compounds

Compounds

おちょこ small cup; sake cup
たれ あくたれぐち abuse; insult; slander; evil speaking
あっこう abuse; insult; slander; evil speaking
わるくち abuse; insult; slander; evil speaking
わるぐち abuse; insult; slander; evil speaking
ひとくち mouthful; one word; a bite; a sip; a draft
のみくち tap; faucet; spigot
のみぐち tap; faucet; spigot
かげぐち backbiting
かげぐち malicious gossip; backbiting; speaking ill behind someone's back
からすぐち ruling pen
こうこう baby chicken; young and inexperienced person
うたぐち flute mouthpiece; poetic style
かこう mouth of river; estuary
かわぐち mouth of river; estuary
かこう crater
ひぐち a burner; origin of a fire
かどうじんこう manpower; work force
蝦蟇 がまぐち pouch; purse
かじょうじんこう surplus population
かいさつぐち ticket barrier (gate); wicket
かいこう open mouth
かんきこう vent; ventilation opening
あまくち sweet flavour; mildness; flattery; stupidity
まぐち frontage
おどけぐち joke
すいくち mouthpiece; (cigarette) filter; tip
すいくち mouthpiece; cigarette holder
きゅうすのくち spout of a teapot
きゅうじんぐち job vacancy
くみとりぐち hole for pumping out septic tank
きょこう big mouth
つとめぐち position; place of employment
きんぐち gold-colored paper wrapped around the tip of a cigarette
くうきこう vent
けいこう oral
かるくち talkative; loose-lipped; persiflage; frivolous talk
けいこう mouth of a chicken
やりくち way; method
らず へらずぐち impudent talk
ここう houses and inhabitants; population
とぐち door
ここう bare livelihood; subsistence
ここう tiger's den; jaws of death; dangerous place
やといぐち job; employment
あとくち aftertaste; later (in line or in turn etc.)
おちょこ small cup; sake cup
かたりくち way of reciting; way of telling a story
こいぐち mouth of a (sword) sheath
くち mouth; orifice; opening
くちぐち each entrance; every mouth
々に くちぐちに severally; unanimously
あんぐり くちあんぐり dumbfounded; open-mouthed
かられる くちからもれる to pass from one's lips
がうまい くちがうまい glib; smooth talker
がない くちがない being unable to find a job
くちがわるい sarcastic; having a sharp (nasty) tongue
くちがすべる to make a slip of the tongue
くちがかるい having a loose tongue; being talkative
くちがうまい honeymouthed; fair-spoken; cajoling; talking glibly
くちがおもい incommunicative; taciturn
くちがうまい honeymouthed; fair-spoken; cajoling; talking glibly
くちがおおい having a large family to support
くちがない being unable to find a job
が辷る くちがすべる to make a slip of the tongue
げんか くちげんか quarrel; dispute
ごもる くちごもる to hesitate to say; to mumble; to hem and haw; to falter
さがない くちさがない gossipy; critical; jabbering
ずから くちずから personally
ずさむ くちずさむ to hum something; to sing to oneself
だし くちだし interference; butting in
くちに eating; speaking of; referring to
にする くちにする to taste; to eat; to speak of; to refer to
くちにあう to be palatable; to suit one's taste
さい くちのちいさい small mouthed
くちのは gossip
ぶり くちぶり way of speaking; intimation
をつける くちをつける to taste; to try (food or drink)
ける くちをかける to apply for (a job); to call for (a doctor)
くちをわる to confess; to speak out
めてめる くちをきわめてほめる to be lavish in another's praise
くちをはさむ to cut into (a conversation); to interject
めてめる くちをきわめてほめる to be lavish in another's praise
くちをだす to interrupt a conversation
を拭う くちをぬぐう to wipe one's mouth; to feign innocence; to feign ignorance
くちをつつしむ to be careful in speech
えて くちをそろえて (to complain) unanimously; in chorus
れる くちをいれる to throw in a suggestion
ける くちをつける to taste; to try (food or drink)
コミ くちコミ word of mouth
くちうつし mouth-to-mouth feeding; conveying by word of mouth; oral tradition
こうえん oral presentation
こうえん mouth ulcer; stomatitis
くちぎたない foul-mouthed; abusive
くちよごし tantalizing sample (of food)
くちべた defective speech; slowness of speech; poor talker
くちおかし witty talking; joking
くちび fuse; spark plug; cause (of war); origin (of a quarrel)
くちびをきる to start a conversation
くちすぎ livelihood
くちどけ melt-in-the-mouth
くちまわし an expression; phraseology
くちえ frontispiece
こうがい disclosure; reveal (i.e. a secret)
こうがい palate
こうがいおん a palatal
こうがいすい uvula
こうかく corners of the mouth
くちづもう war of words
らし くちならし accustoming oneself to a certain taste; oral drill
くちぎれい speaking elegantly; speaking clearly; not coveting food; speaking like an innocent person
くちよせ spiritualism; necromancy
こうき bad breath; intimation
くちもと the mouth; shape of the mouth; near an entrance
こうきょう affidavit; deposition
こうきょうしょ affidavit; deposition
巾ったい くちはばったい acting smart; bragging
くちがね (metal) cap
こうぎん humming to oneself
くちずさむ to hum
こうけい aperture; bore; calibre
くちがる loose-lipped; talkative
喧しい くちやかましい nagging; talkative; gossipy
喧嘩 くちけんか quarrel; dispute
喧嘩 くちげんか quarrel; dispute
くちがたい discreet; tight-lipped
くちもと the mouth; shape of the mouth; near an entrance
らし くちべらし reducing the mouths to feed
くちことば words in common use
くちがため verbal promise
こうご colloquial language
こうごえいご spoken English
こうごたい colloquial style
こうごぶん colloquial language or sentence
こうごやく colloquial translation
くちぐち each entrance; every mouth
くちぐちに severally; unanimously
くちごうしゃ smooth-spoken
くちべに lipstick
こうくう mouth cavity
こうこう mouth cavity
こうくうげか dental surgery; oral surgery
こうこうげか dental surgery; oral surgery
腔癌 こうこうがん oral cancer
くちあら rough speaking
くちあらく violently
くちずさむ to hum; to sing to oneself; to compose impromptu (poems)
こうざ account (e.g. bank)
こうざかかり teller (in bank)
塞ぎ くちふさぎ prohibition of speaking; imposition of silence; tiny morsel
こうさい clever speech
くちざみせん humming a samisen tune
くちじゃみせん humming a samisen tune
くちどめ forbidding to speak; muzzling (a person)
くちどめりょう hush money
こうじ mouth and ear
こうじのがく shallow learning
こうじつ excuse
くちうつし repeat mindlessly; speaking in a similar manner
くちぐるま cajolery
しい くちさびしい longing to have or put something in one's mouth
くちとり groom; horse boy; side dish
くじゅ listening to someone talking
くうじゅ oral instruction or teaching or method
くじゅ oral instruction or teaching or method
こうじゅ oral instruction or teaching or method
こうしゅう bad breath; halitosis
くちおも slow of speech; prudent
くちおもい slow of speech; prudent
くちだし interference; meddling
こうじゅつ verbal statement
こうじゅつしけん oral examination
こうじゅつしょ affidavit
こうじゅつひっき dictation; note-taking
くちがき writing with the brush in the mouth; affidavit; written confession
くちこごと scolding; faultfinding
こうしょう passing on by word of mouth; oral tradition
こうじょう vocal message; speech
くちじょうず smooth-speaking
こうじょうがき verbal note (notes verbale)
こうじょうしょ verbal note (notes verbale)
こうじょうがき a written statement
拭き くちふき napkin
くちざわり (food that meets one's) taste; treatment
こうしん lips; labia
こうしんき the oral phase (of development)
こうしんれつ harelip
くちぶり way of speaking; intimation
くちまね mimicry
くちかず number of dependents (words, shares, accounts)
くちすう number of dependents (words, shares, accounts)
こうすう number of people, items, etc.
くちかずがすくない taciturn
ない くちさがない gossipy; abusive
くちさがない gossipy; abusive
しい くちおしい regrettable; mortifying; vexing
しい くやしい regrettable; mortifying; vexing
くちきり start broaching (a subject)
くぜつ lover's tiff
くどきもんく (loving) words
とす くどきおとす to persuade; to prevail upon; to win a woman's heart; to win over; to talk someone into doing
くどく to seduce; to make a play
くぜつ talking recklessly; quarreling; curtain lecture; words; tongue
こうぜつ talking recklessly; quarreling; curtain lecture; words; tongue
くちさき lips; mouth; snout; proboscis; professions; lip service; mere words
くちうら gathering from another's words
こうせん oral statement
こうせん commission; brokerage
くちまえ way of speaking; profession
くちばや rapid talking
くちあらそい quarreling
こうそう muzzle loading gun
くちばしる to speak; to tell; to blurt out
くちだっしゃ eloquence; glibness
くちじゃ adding more tea
こうちゅう interior of the mouth
くちまめ talkative; voluble
調 くちょう tone; expression
くちなおし removing a bad taste
くちぶえ whistle
くちぶえをふく to whistle
くちぞえ recommendation; putting in a good word for someone
くでん oral tradition; tradition; oral instruction
こうでん oral tradition; tradition; oral instruction
くちづたえ oral tradition; tradition; oral instruction
くちづて oral tradition; tradition; oral instruction
たり くちあたり taste; reception; hospitality
くちあたり (food that meets one's) taste; treatment
こうとう oral answer
くちごたえ retort; back talk
こうとうしもん oral examination; interview
こうとう oral
こうとうしもん oral examination; interview
こうとうしんり oral proceedings
こうとうべんろん oral proceedings; oral pleadings
こうない oral
こうないえん mouth ulcer; stomatitis
こうないせいこう oral sex; blow job; fellatio
馴らし くちならし accustoming oneself to a certain taste; oral drill
くちいれ acting as go-between; good offices
くちいれや employment agency
くちまかせ random talk
くちびょうし counting time orally
くちはっちょう voluble; eloquent
くちぬき corkscrew
さい くちうるさい nagging; overly talkative
こうひ oral tradition; legend; folklore
くちひげ moustache
調 くちぶちょうほう poor talker
くちつき 1. (in the shape of a) mouth; 2. mouthpiece (of a cigarette); 3. manner of speech
くちづき 1. (in the shape of a) mouth; 2. mouthpiece (of a cigarette); 3. manner of speech
くちづきたばこ cigarette with a mouthpiece
くちづけ kiss
ける くちづける to kiss
ったい くちはばったい bragging; impudence
こうふく appetite; distinction between what is thought and what is said
くちわけ assortment
こうふん way of speaking; intimation
くちぐせ way of saying; favorite phrase
こうへん around one's lips
こうへんに around the mouth
疱疹 こうへんたんじゅんほうしん cold sore
くちへんとう talking back; retort
こうべん eloquence
こうみ taste flavor; deliciousness
くちあけ start; beginning
こうやく verbal promise
くちやくそく verbal promise
くちずさむ to hum; to sing to oneself; to compose impromptu (poems)
くちきき eloquent person; mouthpiece; man of influence; mediator; middleman
くちうら determining a speaker's true or hidden meaning
凌ぎ くちしのぎ living from hand to mouth
こうりょう rations
くちわ muzzle
篭る くちごもる to hesitate to say; to mumble; to hem and haw; to falter
こうろん dispute; quarrel
こうわほう lipreading
くちわき edges of the mouth
くちごもる to hesitate to say; to mumble; to hem and haw; to falter
こうしょう recitation
こうこう pithead; minehead
ひろくち a wide mouth; wide-mouthed (bottle)
せめくち method of attack; place of attack
せめぐち method of attack; place of attack
こうこう harbor entrance
おりくち (an) exit
おりぐち (an) exit
こうしゃぐち exit
あいくち 1. chum; pal; 2. dagger; stilletto
あいくち 1. chum; pal; 2. dagger; stilletto
つげぐち tell-tale
さしでぐち uncalled-for or impertinent remark
捌け さばけぐち market; outlet
捌け はけぐち market; outlet
みつくち harelip
さんらんこう vulva; vulvae
しくち method; way
いとぐち thread end; beginning; clue
じゃぐち faucet; tap
とりくち sumo techniques
とりいれぐち an intake
てぐち modus operandi; criminal technique; trick
うけぐち protruding lower lip and jaw; socket; receiving window; slot
しゅうぎょうじんこう work force
しゅうしょくぐち position; opening; employment
あきぐち beginning of autumn
じゅうこう gun point; muzzle
でぐち exit; gateway; way out; outlet; leak; vent
しゅっさつぐち ticket window
でいりぐち exit and entrance
でいりぐち exit and entrance
しょくち beginning
じょのくち this is only the beginning (the real work having yet to begin)
きずぐち wound
かってぐち kitchen door; back door
よいのくち nightfall; early evening
こぐち small amount; (cut) end; edge; beginning; clue; section
こりこう clever; smart
しょうこうぐち entrance; hatch(way)
がり あがりくち entrance
がり あがりぐち entrance
のぼりぐち starting point (for a mountain ascent)
じょうしゃぐち entrance to station
じょうだんぐち joke
からくち dry taste
じんこう 1. population; 2. common talk
みずぐち a spout
西 にしぐち west entrance
しゃっく unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
しゃっこう unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
じゃっく unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
じゃっこう unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
せきぐち unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
きりくち cut end; section; opening; slit
せつぞくぐち connection
おれくち a fold or crease
せんくち previous preconception; previous engagement
かわぐち mouth of a river
はやくち fast-talking
まどぐち ticket window
そうじんこう total population
まれ にくまれぐち abusive language
はやくち fast (rapid) talking
そでぐち cuff; wristband
おおぐち large amount; big mouth; tall talk
たきぐち top of a waterfall
じぐち pun; play on words
ちゅうおうぐち central entrance
なかぐち central entrance; slander
なこうどぐち matchmaker's story; saying nice things about a person
ちゅうかんじんこう daytime population
つぎぐち spout
ちょこ small cup; sake cup
でんわぐち telephone receiver or mouthpiece
みつくち harelip
のぼりぐち starting point (for a mountain ascent)
とざんぐち place where an ascent to a mountain is made
ひがしぐち east entrance
ゆぐち hot-water tap; hot spring
にげぐち way of escape
はたらきぐち position; situation; employment; opening
とっぱこう breach
とびぐち firefighter's hook
呑み のみぐち a tap; spigot
のみぐち bung hole; end of pipe stem
みなみぐち south entrance
いりくち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
いりぐち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
はいりぐち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
いりくち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
いりぐち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
はいりぐち entrance; gate; approach; mouth
はいきこう exhaust port
うれくち outlet; market
うすくち light (flavor)
やつくち kimono underarm sleeve
はんくち half share
ひじょうぐち emergency exit
びこう nose and mouth; nostrils; muzzle of a dog
おもてぐち front door
ふけんべつじんこう population classified by prefectures
かざぐち air intake
ふんかこう crater
焚き たきぐち furnace opening
へいこう shut mouth
べつくち different item; different lot
かたくち type of bowl; one side of a story or argument
べんこう speech; manner of speaking
ほうこうぐち place of employment
ほうこう muzzle (of a gun)
きたぐち north entrance
ばんこう (mouths of) many people
むくち reticence
むだぐち chatter; idle talk
儲け もうけぐち profitable job; way to make a fast buck
もうけぐち profitable job; way to make a fast buck
きぐち quality or kind or grade of wood; cut end (of a piece of wood)
かどぐち door; entrance; gateway
ゆうれいじんこう ghost population
おちぐち mouth (of a river); spout
りこう clever; shrewd; bright; sharp; wise; intelligent
うらぐち backdoor; rear entrance
たつのくち dragon-head gargoyle; gutter spout
りょうぐち both openings; two people; couple
わにぐち wide mouth; alligator; temple gong
わんこう entrance or mouth of a bay
きずぐち a wound
かんこう gagging; hushing up
かんこう keeping silent
そうこう hatch; hatchway (ship)
しゃこう pretence
ざんこう false charge; slander; defamation
躙り にじりぐち small door which leads into a tea ceremony hut
ここう bare existence; living on others