|For pronunciation and definitions of 麹 – see 麴 (“surname”).
(This character, 麹, is the simplified form of 麴.)
(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji, shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form 麴)
麹 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 麴, hiragana こうじ, rōmaji kōji, historical hiragana かうじ)
- mould grown on rice, barley, beans, etc. as a starter to make sake, miso, soy sauce, etc. (mold); malted rice; malt
麹 • (guk) (hangeul 국, revised guk, McCune-Reischauer kuk, Yale kwuk)
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