This kanji has kunyoumi or Japanese readings of: たか or だか, and it has an onyoumi or Chinese reading of: コウ. This character has the meanings: tall, high, or expensive. This character is made up of the following radicals or parts: the lid or top radical (なべぶた), mouth in the centre, the enclosure radical, and a final mouth radical. You can remember this kanji by the fact that it looks like a tall building. Our example sentence is: わたしはこうこうたいがくになった。私は高校を退学になった。I was kicked out of high school.

Grade Kun On Meaning Strokes Example Sentence
JLPT N5 たか、だか コウ tall, high, expensive 10 わたしはこうこうたいがくになった。
I was kicked out of high school.