Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
split wood
Parts:
Variants:
robust, manhood, prosperity
Kun:
さかん
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1657 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 壮 【ソウ】 vibrancy, strength, bravery, manliness, (esp. of men) one's prime (approx. age 30)
  • 壮行 【ソウコウ】 rousing
  • 悲壮 【ヒソウ】 tragic but brave, heroic, grim, pathetic
  • 強壮 【キョウソウ】 able-bodied, robust, sturdy, strong

Readings

Japanese names:
つよし
Chinese:
zhuang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • poderoso
  • influyente
  • próspero

Portuguese

  • robusto
  • másculo
  • prosperidade

French

  • robuste
  • âge d'homme
  • prospérité
1514 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1449 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2837 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1329 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1174 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
243 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1326 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1409 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1445 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
394 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
263 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5642 Morohashi
224 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 New Nelson (John Haig)
321 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
343 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1068 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1272 2001 Kanji
2b4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3411.0 Four corner code
33-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58ee Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
villa, inn, cottage, feudal manor, solemn, dignified
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1489 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 荘 【ショウ】 manor, villa
  • 荘園 【ショウエン】 manor, demesne
  • 山荘 【サンソウ】 mountain villa, mountain retreat, mountain cottage
  • 山水荘 【サンスイソウ】 The Sansui Inn
  • 荘 【ショウ】 manor, villa
  • 荘園 【ショウエン】 manor, demesne
  • 荘 【チャン】 counter for games of mahjong
  • 荘風牌 【チャンフォンパイ】 tile matching the round wind
  • 半荘 【ハンチャン】 half-game consisting of an east and south round
  • 連チャン 【レンチャン】 repeated events (meetings, drinking sessions, etc.), series of events, streak, straight, dealer continuing as dealer and east after winning, dealer keep

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhuang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • majestuoso
  • solemne
  • posada
  • villa

Portuguese

  • palacete
  • pousada
  • casa de campo
  • mansão feudal

French

  • villa
  • auberge
  • maison de campagne
  • manoir féodal
1515 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1208 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1058 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1701 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
933 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1327 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1410 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2814 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1449 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
328 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30890 Morohashi
2262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5031 New Nelson (John Haig)
322 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
344 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1292 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3k6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4411.4 Four corner code
33-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8358 Unicode hex code