13 strokes
cart, car
ride, board, get on, place, spread, 10**44, record, publish
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
825 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 載 【サイ】 10^44, hundred tredecillion
  • 採録 【サイロク】 recording, transcription
  • 積載 【セキサイ】 loading, carrying
  • 登載 【トウサイ】 running (an article), carrying, printing, publication, registration, record, listing, inclusion (on a list)

Kun reading compounds

  • 乗せる 【のせる】 to place on (something), to give (someone) a ride, to give a lift, to pick up, to help on board, to load (luggage), to carry, to take on board, to send out (on the airwaves, etc.), to deceive, to take for a ride, to (sing) along with (musical accompaniment), to let (someone) take part, to excite (someone), to publish (an article), to run (an ad)
  • 載る 【のる】 to be placed on, to be set on, to be piled on, to be loaded on, to appear (in print), to be mentioned, to be recorded, to be reported, to be given


Japanese names:
とし、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zai4, zai3


  • poner sobre
  • llevar (en coche
  • etc.)
  • salir en el periódico
  • un año


  • carga
  • multiplicação
  • força
  • 10 elevado a 44


  • charger
  • embarquer
  • monter dans
  • placer
  • étaler
  • 10**44
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