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Kanji Information Sheet for 后 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info:
ノ (てん) – kana-no
口 (くち) – mouth
Henshall Mnemonic: empress comes behind, cutting opening with ax
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 6
Frequency: #1583 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 皇后 [こうごう]
(n) (Japanese) empress; queen [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 皇太后 [こうたいこう]
(n) Queen Mother; Empress Dowager [K] [D] [Jisho]