Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: urgent; hurry; sudden
Readings: キュウ、いそ
KYŪ, iso
Halpern Index: 2092
Grade: 3
Stroke Count: 9
Skip Code: 2-2-7
Frequency of Use: 263
Unicode Character: 6025
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

急ぐ いそぐ
isogu
to hurry
きゅうこう
kyūkō
an express (train)
きゅうよう
kyūyō
urgent business
とっきゅうでんしゃ
tokkyuu densha
super express train
急に きゅうに
kyuuni
suddenly
きゅう
kyuu
sudden (な-adj)
[Jesus] said to them, "You are from below; I am from above.  You are of this world; I am not of this world.  I told you that you would die in your sins; if you do not believe that I am the one I claim to be, you will indeed die in your sins."
— John 8:23-24