Definition of 工

  • craft
  • construction
  • katakana e radical (no. 48)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

工場, こうじょう, こうば

factory, plant, mill, workshop

工事, こうじ

construction work, construction, work (related to construction, e.g. painting, concrete-pouring, etc.)

工業, こうぎょう

(manufacturing) industry

匠, 工, たくみ, しょう

workman, artisan, mechanic, carpenter, craft, skill, means, idea

工夫, 功夫, くふう

scheme, device, scheming, devising, figuring out, coming up with, solving ingeniously, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)

工作, こうさく

work, construction, handicraft, maneuvering, manoeuvering

加工, かこう

manufacturing, processing, treatment, machining

人工, じんこう

artificial, man-made, human work, human skill, artificiality

着工, ちゃっこう

start of (construction) work

工学, こうがく

engineering


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