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コウ//    き.く/ki.ku/    ききめ/kikime/    なら.う/nara.u/KOU/コウ/    ki.ku/き.く/    kikime/ききめ/    nara.u/なら.う/

merit;  efficacy;  efficiency;  benefit Frenchefficacité;  bénéfique;  mérite Portuguesemérito;  eficácia;  eficiência;  benefício Spanisheficacia;  eficiencia;  efecto;  ser efectivo

Radical: (power).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: 父力亠.   Variants: .   Pinyin: xiào.   Hangul:  [hyo].

Jōyō Kanji 5th Grade.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
コウ音響おんきょうこうかonkyōkōka】sound effects; acoustics
こう】efficacy; benefit; efficiency; effect; result; success
しっこうshikkō】lapse; abatement; invalidation
kikuきくkiku】to be effective; to do its work; to be possible to use
目がめがきくmegakiku】to have an eye for
割引がわりびきがきくwaribikigakiku】to be able to get a (type of) discount
Codepoints and classification codes:
24-90JIS X 0208
0442.7Four Corner
445De Roo
Dictionary indices:
722Classic Nelson
535The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1265New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
849Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1276Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
515A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
653Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
623Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
2334Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 381
671A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
816Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
782Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
370Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
697Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
682Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
501Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
216Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1284Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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