空 (empty) kanji
Empty
This kanji has 8 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 1.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
On reading:クウ
Kun reading:そら、あ-く、あ-き、あ-ける、から、す-く、す-かす、むな-しい
sora, a-ku, a-ki, a-keru, kara, su-ku, su-kasu, muna-shī

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空気
くうき
air, an atmosphere
空耳
そらみみ
mishearing
空手
からて
Karate
空オケ
からおけ
Karaoke (It means an orchestral music without a song. It's generally written only in kana.)
手が空く
てがあく
be free
席を空ける
せきをあける
make room
おなかが空いた
おなかがすいた
I am (feel) hungry. ☆=おなかぺこぺこ,おなかがへった
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