Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 8 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 空
- end with 空
- contain 空
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
KUN:
  • そら
    sora
  • あ.く
    a.ku
  • あ.き
    a.ki
  • あ.ける
    a.keru
  • から
    kara
  • す.く
    su.ku
  • す.かす
    su.kasu
  • むな.しい
    muna.shii
ON:
  • クウ
    kuu
Nanori:
  • うつ
    utsu
  • ki
  • ku
Written with 8 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 688 results)

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to open (e.g. doors)(esp. 開く)
2.
to open (e.g. business, etc.)(esp. 開く)
3.
to be empty(esp. 空く)
4.
to be vacant, to be available, to be free(esp. 空く)
5.
to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.)(esp. 明く)
6.
to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.)(esp. 明く)
7.
to come to an end(esp. 明く)
Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
8.
to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.)(esp. 明く)
Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
9.
to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
See also:穴が開く
All readings:
開く【あく】
空く【あく】
明く【あく】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock(only relevant for 開ける)
2.
to open (for business, etc.)(only relevant for 開ける)
3.
to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room(esp. 空ける)
4.
to move out, to clear out(esp. 空ける)
5.
to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily)(esp. 空ける)
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
6.
to dawn, to grow light(esp. 明ける)
7.
to end (of a period, season)(esp. 明ける)
8.
to begin (of the New Year)(esp. 明ける)
9.
to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for)(esp. 明ける)
10.
to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
All readings:
開ける【あける】
空ける【あける】
明ける【あける】

noun
1.
sky, the air, the heavens
2.
weather
3.
far-off place, distant place
4.
state of mind, feeling(often as 〜空もない)
5.
(from) memory, (by) heart(usu. as 空で)
6.
falsehood, lie
noun (prefix)
7.
somehow, vaguely(before an adjective)
8.
fake(before a noun or a verb)
Other readings:
【そら】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun
1.
air, atmosphere
2.
mood, situation
3.
someone with no presence, someone who doesn't stand out at all(colloquialism, idiom )

noun, no-adjective
aviation, flying

noun, no-adjective
emptiness, vacuum, blank

noun
1.
space, room, gap, emptiness
2.
vacancy, opening, empty seat
noun, no-adjective
3.
free time, time to spare
4.
disuse, unused thing
Other readings:
明き【あき】

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty
2.
to be hungry

no-adjective, na-adjective, noun
1.
fictitious, imaginary, fanciful, fabricated(only relevant for かくう)
prenominal, no-adjective
2.
aerial, overhead
Other readings:
架空【がくう】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 987 results)

Hunger is the best sauce

あおぞら
青空
がい
以外
なに
何も
Nothing was to be seen but the blue sky

Please lend me the dictionary when you are through with it

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
あめ
All at once the sky became dark and it started to rain

The sky grew darker and darker, and the wind blew harder and harder

たか
高く
のぼ
昇れば
のぼ
昇る
くう
空気
つめ
冷たく
As we go up higher, the air becomes cooler

たか
高く
のぼ
上れば
たか
高く
のぼ
上る
くう
空気
つめ
冷たく
The higher we go up, the cooler the air becomes

I would have set aside the day for it if you'd told me ahead of time

もつ
荷物
しょ
場所
Make room for the baggage

The sky lightened as it stopped raining

くうこう
空港
だい
次第
でん
電話
I'll phone you as soon as I get to the airport

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
All of a sudden the sky became dark

There's not a cloud in the sky

そら
ほし
ひと
一つ
Not a star was to be seen in the sky

OK. I'll send it out as soon as a machine is available

The sky is clear almost every day

Not a star was to be seen in the sky

Not a single cloud could be seen in the sky

とつぜん
突然
そら
くも
曇って
All of a sudden, it became cloudy

The sky is getting dark