Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 高

tall, high, expensive

Onyomi

コウ
kou

Kunyomi

たか(い)
taka(i)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 コウ / たかい 】

Meaning: tall, high, expensive.

65 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 高 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 10

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

わたしはとてもたかいねつがあった。
watashi wa totemo takai netsu ga atta.
I had a very high fever.
Example #2

だいがくよりこうこうのほうがたのしかった。
daigaku yori koukkou no hou ga tanoshikatta.
High school was more fun for me than university.
Example #3

このシャツは5,000えんだ。たかい!
kono shatsu wa go sen en da. Takai!
This shirt is 5,000 yen.. Way too expensive!
Example #4

こうきゅうなすしをたべたことない。
koukyuu na sushi wo tabeta koto nai.
I've never had high grade sushi before.
Example #5

きのうこうそくどうろでじこがあった。
kinou kousoku douro de jiko ga atta.
There was an accident on the freeway yesterday.

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