Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs, eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 食堂 【ショクドウ】 dining room, dining hall, cafeteria, messroom, restaurant, eatery, snack bar, diner
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 食封 【ジキフ】 stipend given to a designated person, such as a noble, and which was paid by a designated household (ritsuryo system)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistance
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to receive (e.g. a blow)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Chinese:
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
public chamber, hall
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
1010 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 堂 【ドウ】 temple, shrine, chapel, hall, suffix attached to the names of some businesses, stores, etc., (arch) front room
  • 堂々 【ドウドウ】 magnificent, grand, impressive, dignified, majestic, imposing, stately, fair, square, open, unashamed, brazen, grandly, boldly, confidently, fairly, squarely, unreservedly, brazenly
  • 議事堂 【ギジドウ】 assembly hall, parliament house, diet building, capitol, houses of parliament, congress hall
  • 任天堂 【ニンテンドウ】 Nintendo (video game company)

Readings

Chinese:
tang2
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • templo
  • salón
  • vestíbulo

Portuguese

  • câmara pública
  • corredor

French

  • édifice public
  • temple
  • salle
  • hall
  • grandiose (bâtiment)
486 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
584 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
557 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
662 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
358 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
144 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1462 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
496 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
505 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
709 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
355 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3202 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1656 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
806 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5207 Morohashi
2589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 New Nelson (John Haig)
798 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
573 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1072 2001 Kanji
3n8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
9010.4 Four corner code
38-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5802 Unicode hex code