Jisho

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寿

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
longevity, congratulations, one's natural life
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寿命 【ジュミョウ】 life span
  • 寿府 【ジュネーブ】 Geneva
  • 喜寿 【キジュ】 77th birthday
  • 米寿 【ベイジュ】 88th birthday
  • 寿司 【スシ】 sushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
  • すき焼き 【スキヤキ】 sukiyaki, thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce

Kun reading compounds

  • 寿 【ことぶき】 congratulations, felicitations, best wishes, longevity, long life
  • 寿教室 【ことぶききょうしつ】 culture courses for the aged
  • 新年の寿 【しんねんのことぶき】 New Years greetings
  • 寿く 【ことぶく】 to congratulate, to wish one well
  • 寿ぐ 【ことほぐ】 to congratulate, to wish (someone) well, to celebrate

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 じ、 じゅう、 すっ、 すみ、 とし、 としかつ、 なが、 のぶ、 のり、 ひさ、 ひさし、 やす
Chinese:
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • longevidad
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • longevidade
  • congratulações
  • vida natural

French

  • longévité
  • félicitations
  • vie
1351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
194 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1786 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1652 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
501 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4372 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1579 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419P Morohashi
3557 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1565 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a7.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
5004.0 Four corner code
5034.0 Four corner code
28-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bff Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
director, official, govt office, rule, administer
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
759 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 司 【シ】 office (government department beneath a bureau under the ritsuryo system)
  • 司祭 【シサイ】 priest, minister, pastor
  • 公司 【コウシ】 company, firm (in China)
  • にぎり寿司 【ニギリズシ】 nigirizushi, hand-formed sushi with a topping of seafood, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 司る 【つかさどる】 to rule, to govern, to administer

Readings

Japanese names:
つ、 つか、 つかさ
Chinese:
si1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • dirigir
  • gobernar
  • ordenar

Portuguese

  • diretor
  • oficial
  • escritório do govt
  • regra
  • administrar

French

  • directeur
  • fonctionnaire
  • bureau administratif
  • gouverner
  • administrer
412 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
524 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
497 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
712 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
877 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
761 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
400 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
164 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
842 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
861 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1204 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
318 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2538 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1881 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3257 Morohashi
2931 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1863 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2007 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
451 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3549 2001 Kanji
3d2.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-4 SKIP code
1762.0 Four corner code
27-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f8 Unicode hex code