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Reading Groups with more than 6

Here are 2 On-Yomi groups with more than 6 readings per group.

Familiarize yourself with the words in the Reading Groups and then take the quizzes.

Group 1: 工 ー こう
This group has as part of the Kanji and こう as the On-Yomi.

1) 工 (# 299 of 2,500)

Meaning: craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)

Examples
KunOn
NONE
工業
(こうぎょう)
the manufacturing industry


2) 項 (# 884 of 2,500)

Meaning: paragraph, nape of neck, clause, item, term (expression)

Examples
KunOn
NONE
項目
(こうもく)
item


3) 功 (# 857 of 2,500)

Meaning: achievement, merits, success, honor, credit

Examples
KunOn
NONE
成功
(せいこう)
success, hit


4) 攻 (# 532 of 2,500)

Meaning: aggression, attack

Examples
KunOn
攻める
(せ.める)
to attack, to assault
攻撃
(こうげき)
attack, strike,
offensive, criticism,
censure


5) 江 (# 704 of 2,500)

Meaning: creek, inlet, bay

Examples
KunOn
NONE
江山
(こうざん)
Rivers and mountains


6) 紅 (# 1299 of 2,500)

Meaning: crimson, deep red

Examples
KunOn
NONE
紅茶
(こうちゃ)
black tea


7) 控 (# 1000 of 2,500)

Meaning: withdraw, draw in, hold back, refrain from, be moderate

Examples
KunOn
控える
(ひか.える)
to draw in, to hold back,
to make notes, to be temperate in
控除
(こうじょ)
subsidy, deduction


8) 貢 (# 956 of 2,500)

Meaning: tribute, support, finance

Examples
KunOn
NONE
貢献
(こうけん)
contribution, services


9) 控 (# 1000 of 2,500)

Meaning: withdraw, draw in, hold back, refrain from, be moderate

Examples
KunOn
控える
(ひか.える)
to draw in, to hold back,
to make notes, to be temperate in
控除
(こうじょ)
subsidy, deduction


10) 巧 (# 1537 of 2,500)

Meaning: adroit, skilled, ingenuity

Examples
KunOn
巧み
(たく.み)
skill, cleverness
精巧
(せいこう)
elaborate, delicate,
exquisite


These less commonly used Kanji also have the same On-Yomi: 虹, 腔, 肛, 啌, 杠, 扛



Group 2: 召 ー しょう
This group has as part of the Kanji and しょう as the On-Yomi.

1) 召 (# 1540 of 2,500)

Meaning: seduce, call, send for, wear, put on, ride in, buy, eat, drink, catch (cold)

Examples
KunOn
召す
(め.す)
to call, to send for,
to put on, to wear,
to take (a bath), to ride in,
to buy, to eat,
to drink, to catch (a
召喚
(しょうかん)
Summons


2) 詔 (# 2239 of 2,500)

Meaning: imperial edict

Examples
KunOn
NONE
詔令
(しょうれい)
imperial edict


3) 招 (# 840 of 2,500)

Meaning: beckon, invite, summon, engage

Examples
KunOn
招く
(まね.く)
to invite
招待
(しょうたい・する)
to invite


4) 昭 (# 697 of 2,500)

Meaning: shining, bright

Examples
KunOn
NONE
昭和
(しょうわ)
Showa era (1926-1989)


5) 紹 (# 963 of 2,500)

Meaning: introduce, inherit, help

Examples
KunOn
NONE
紹介
(しょうかい)
introduction


6) 沼 (# 1467 of 2,500)

Meaning: marsh, lake, bog, swamp, pond

Examples
KunOn
(ぬま)
swamp, bog,
pond, lake
沼気
(しょうき)
marsh gas, methane


7) 照 (# 1004 of 2,500)

Meaning: illuminate, shine, compare, bashful

Examples
KunOn
照らす
(て.らす)
to shine on, to illuminate
対照
(たいしょう)
contrast, antithesis,
comparison


These less commonly used Kanji also have the same On-Yomi: