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北 : North

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north

On 'yomi:
ホク(hoku)
Kun 'yomi:
きた(kita)
Nanori:
きら(kira) ほう(hou) ほっ(ho) ほつ(hotsu)
Strokes:5
Radical: (21)
Usage Rating:153
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:05317
jis208:43-44
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北 Usage examples

寄りの風(きたよりのかぜ)northerly wind
(ほくばく)bombing North (Vietnam)
(ほくへき)northern cliff
(らほく)compass north
(さいほくたん)northernmost tip (of country)
(とうほくとう)east-northeast, ENE
主義(はいぼくしゅぎ)defeatism
東風(きたごち)northeasterly wind
泰山(たいざんほくと)a great authority
(きたたま)era at the turn of 1960s into 70s dominated by grand champions Kitanofuji and Tamanoumi
玉時代(きたたまじだい)era at the turn of 1960s into 70s dominated by grand champions Kitanofuji and Tamanoumi
寄貝(ほっきがい)Sakhalin surf clam (Pseudocardium sachalinense)
叟笑む(ほくそえむ)to chuckle, to gloat, to snicker
朝鮮人(きたちょうせんじん)North Korean person
沖縄方対策担当大臣(おきなわ・ほっぽうたいさくたんとうだいじん)
沖縄・方対策担当大臣(おきなわ・ほっぽうたいさくたんとうだいじん)
State Minister in Charge of Issues of Okinawa and Northern Territories
京ダック(ペキンダック)Peking duck
(だっぽく)successfully fleeing from North Korea
(だっぽくしゃ)people who have successfully fled from North Korea, North Korean defectors
方仏教(ほっぽうぶっきょう)Northern Buddhism (as practiced in East Asia)
前船(きたまえぶね)cargo ships that sailed the Japan Sea during the Edo period