Jisho

×

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
pine tree
Kun:
まつ
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
471 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 松竹梅 【ショウチクバイ】 pine, bamboo and plum (together an auspicious grouping), high, middle and low (ranking), top, middle and bottom, upper, medium, lower, first, second and third (class)
  • 鰹 【カツオ】 skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), oceanic bonito, victorfish
  • 老松 【ロウショウ】 old pine tree
  • 翠松 【スイショウ】 verdant pine, green pine

Kun reading compounds

  • 松 【まつ】 pine tree (Pinus spp.), highest (of a three-tier ranking system)
  • 松下電工 【まつしたでんこう】 Matsushita Electric Works
  • 若松 【わかまつ】 young pine, New Year's symbolic pine decoration
  • 赤松 【あかまつ】 Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), Japanese umbrella pine, tanyosho pine

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 しょ、 ま、 まっ
Chinese:
song1
Korean:
song

Spanish

  • pino

Portuguese

  • pinheiro

French

  • pin
536 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
215 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2212 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
884 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
869 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
696 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
709 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
970 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1075 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1075 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
793 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14516 Morohashi
864 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2592 New Nelson (John Haig)
785 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
483 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
508 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1871 2001 Kanji
4a4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
30-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677e Unicode hex code