Kana: キュウ、ふる.い、もと
Romaji: kyū, furu.i, moto


old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  5
Radical Number:  2
Frequency:  549
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  1-1-4
Korean Reading:  gu
Chinese Reading:  jiu4
Unicode:  65e7
JIS:  356C


Halpern Index: 14
Nelson Index: 94
New Nelson Index: 2412
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4c1.1
Four Corner Index: 2600.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 648
Gakken Index: 808
Japanese Names Index: 119
Daikanwanjiten Index: 13737
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0743
Remembering the kanji Index: 35
Kanji Flashcards Index: 595
Kodansha Compact Index: 964
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 677
Kanji in Context Index: 1376
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 5
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 5
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 35
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 35
Essential Kanji Index: 760
Kodansha Kanji Index: 14
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1278
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 759
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 649


ex-; former; old
used item; secondhand item; old; used; previous
旧制 (きゅうせい)
old system; old order
復旧 (ふっきゅう、ふくきゅう)
restoration; restitution; rehabilitation
旧名 (きゅうめい)
former name; maiden name
former; ex-
旧暦 (きゅうれき)
Japan's old (lunisolar) calendar
新旧 (しんきゅう)
new and old; incoming and outgoing
旧姓 (きゅうせい)
one's former (maiden) name
旧称 (きゅうしょう)
old name; former title
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