Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
godown, warehouse, storehouse, cellar, treasury
Kun:
くら
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倉庫 【ソウコ】 storehouse, warehouse, godown
  • 倉皇 【ソウコウ】 hurry, bustle
  • 船倉 【センソウ】 ship's hold, hatch
  • 穀倉 【コクソウ】 granary

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 倉敷 【くらしき】 storage charges
  • 鎌倉 【かまくら】 Kamakura (city)
  • お蔵 【おくら】 shelving (a play, movie, etc.), closing down, cancelling, canceling, shelf (i.e. "on the shelf"), rice storehouse of the Edo shogunate

Readings

Chinese:
cang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • almacén
  • bodega
  • granero

Portuguese

  • depósito
  • armazém
  • porão
  • tesouraria

French

  • cellier
  • entrepôt
  • dépôt
  • magasin
  • trésor
659 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
559 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
531 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
486 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
732 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1055 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1165 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1386 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1112 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
52 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2607 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1334 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1807 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1645 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
756 Morohashi
2104 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 New Nelson (John Haig)
1630 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
550 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a8.37 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-3-7 SKIP code
8060.7 Four corner code
33-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5009 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
genesis, wound, injury, hurt, start, originate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
741 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 創価学会 【ソウカガッカイ】 Soka Gakkai (lay organization, based on Nichiren Buddhism) (organisation)
  • 創意 【ソウイ】 original idea, originality
  • 独創 【ドクソウ】 originality
  • 草創 【ソウソウ】 beginning, inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to open (e.g. a store), to start up, to establish (business. etc.), to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 傷 【きず】 wound, injury, cut, gash, bruise, scratch, scrape, scar, chip, crack, scratch, nick, flaw, defect, weakness, weak point, stain (on one's reputation), disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, (emotional) hurt, hurt feelings
  • 古創 【ふるきず】 old wound, scar, old unpleasant incident

Readings

Japanese names:
はじめ
Chinese:
chuang4, chuang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • fundar
  • comenzar
  • originar

Portuguese

  • gênese
  • ferir
  • dano
  • ferido
  • começo
  • originar

French

  • fondation
  • genèse
  • origine
  • début
  • blessure
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
932 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
920 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
900 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
789 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1098 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1696 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1113 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
205 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2283 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1610 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1646 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2127 Morohashi
1815 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
506 New Nelson (John Haig)
1631 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1759 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
950 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
8260.0 Four corner code
33-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5275 Unicode hex code