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工 - Craft, Construction
Index #23
Grade 1
3 strokes
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JLPT Level: N4
Readings: コウ, ク
An image that easily evokes the idea of construction is an I-beam (the metal beam in the picture). Looking at one of these from the front looks a lot like this kanji, so we'll remember it this way.

Common Vocab

こうぎょう 工業
industry, manufacturing industry
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こうじ 工事
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かこう 加工
processing, manufacturing
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くふう 工夫
contrivance, scheme
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こうがくぶ 工学部
department of engineering
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