Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody
Kun:
あけ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 朱 【シュ】 cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red, red pigment (and ink made from same), red text (as used to correct documents)
  • 朱印 【シュイン】 red seal
  • 堆朱 【ツイシュ】 red lacquerware with patterns carved in relief
  • 丹朱 【タンシュ】 cinnabar, vermilion

Kun reading compounds

  • 朱 【あけ】 scarlet, red, blood
  • 朱に染まる 【あけにそまる】 to welter in blood, to be covered in blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あか、 あき、 す
Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • bermellón
  • rojo oscuro
  • antigua unidad monetaria

Portuguese

  • vermelhão
  • zinabre
  • escarlate
  • vermelho
  • ensangüentado

French

  • vermillon
  • rouge
  • écarlate
  • sanglant
1346 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1720 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
184 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1415 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
341 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1503 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1602 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1768 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1049 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4344 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2960 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
226 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14424 Morohashi
3531 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2546 New Nelson (John Haig)
221 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
235 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1081 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2464 2001 Kanji
0a6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
2590.0 Four corner code
28-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6731 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
pearl, gem, jewel
Kun:
たま
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 珠算 【シュザン】 calculation with abacus
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 gem, jewel, beautiful, accomplished, charming
  • 胚珠 【ハイシュ】 ovule
  • 宝珠 【ホウシュ】 gem, jewel

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 珠算 【しゅざん】 calculation with abacus
  • 射干玉 【ぬばたま】 pitch-black, darkness

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 とも、 ま、 み
Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • perla
  • gema
  • joya

Portuguese

  • pérola
  • gema
  • jóia

French

  • perle
  • gemme
  • joyau
1349 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1540 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2936 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1534 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1504 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1603 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1769 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1317 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
643 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20956 Morohashi
947 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3637 New Nelson (John Haig)
258 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
274 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1364 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3164 2001 Kanji
4f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1519.0 Four corner code
28-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73e0 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
particularly, especially, exceptionally
Kun:
こと
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1361 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殊勲 【シュクン】 distinguished services, meritorious deeds
  • 殊勝 【シュショウ】 admirable, laudable

Kun reading compounds

  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 殊に 【ことに】 especially, particularly, unusually, above all, additionally

Readings

Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • particularmente
  • especialmente
  • excepcionalmente

Portuguese

  • particularmente
  • especialmente
  • excepcionalmente

French

  • particulièrement
  • spécialement
  • exceptionnellement
1348 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1330 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2443 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1019 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1452 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1505 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1604 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
813 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1135 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
818 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16451 Morohashi
942 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2975 New Nelson (John Haig)
810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
873 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1354 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3164 2001 Kanji
0a10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1529.0 Four corner code
28-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b8a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
stocks, stump, shares, stock, counter for small plants
Kun:
かぶ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
432 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 株 【シュ】 stump, counter for trees
  • 雌雄異株 【シユウイシュ】 dioecy, dioecism
  • 雌雄同株 【シユウドウシュ】 monoecy, monoecism

Kun reading compounds

  • 株 【かぶ】 stock, share, stump, root, rootstock, strain (of bacteria, etc.), tradeable rank, goodwill, one's forte
  • 株 【かぶた】 stump, useless item
  • 新株 【しんかぶ】 newly issued stock or share, stock issue, share issue
  • 仕手株 【してかぶ】 speculative stock

Readings

Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • tocón
  • raíz
  • acciones de bolsa

Portuguese

  • Tora
  • tronco
  • sufixo para contagem de para pequenas plantas

French

  • action boursière
  • titre
  • souche (arbre)
  • compteur de petites plantes
749 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
839 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
824 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
242 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2257 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
731 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1429 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1098 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
741 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
754 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
973 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1090 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
227 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14723 Morohashi
935 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2665 New Nelson (John Haig)
222 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
236 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
896 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4599.0 Four corner code
19-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
682a Unicode hex code