Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while, among, amongst, between, we, our, my spouse, imperial palace grounds, emperor, I, me
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 腹の中 【はらのなか】 in the belly, in one's heart of hearts
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to be a ... in relation to ..., to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Chinese:
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
center, middle
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
582 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 央 【オウ】 middle, centre, center
  • 道央 【ドウオウ】 central Hokkaido
  • 月央 【ゲツオウ】 middle of the month

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 え、 お、 さと、 ちか、 てる、 なか、 ひさ、 ひろ、 や
Chinese:
yang1
Korean:
ang

Spanish

  • centro
  • en medio

Portuguese

  • centro
  • médio

French

  • centre
  • milieu
554 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
254 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
429 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
468 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
86 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
881 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
446 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
182 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
351 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
706 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
412 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1756 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5840 Morohashi
3509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1140 New Nelson (John Haig)
1740 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1877 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
246 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1663 2001 Kanji
0a5.33 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-4 SKIP code
5003.0 Four corner code
17-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592e Unicode hex code