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, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 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 (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
inherit, succeed, continue, patch, graft (tree)
Kun:
つ.ぐまま-
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
743 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 継続 【ケイゾク】 continuation
  • 継承 【ケイショウ】 inheritance, succession, accession, share-alike
  • 後継 【コウケイ】 succession, successor
  • 承継 【ショウケイ】 succession, accession, inheritance

Kun reading compounds

  • 継ぐ 【つぐ】 to succeed (a person, to a position, etc.), to inherit, to take over, to follow, to patch (clothes), to mend, to repair, to add (e.g. charcoal to the fire), to replenish with, to feed with, to follow up with (e.g. remarks), to gather (one's breath)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sucesión
  • herencia
  • pariente político
  • suceder
  • heredar
  • tener éxito

Portuguese

  • herdar
  • ser bem-sucedido
  • remendo
  • enxerto (árvore)

French

  • hériter
  • succession
  • relais
  • rapiécer
  • greffe (arbre)
1203 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
971 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3545 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
894 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1633 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1025 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
901 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1537 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1720 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1382 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27531 Morohashi
1360 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4501 New Nelson (John Haig)
1370 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1470 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1656 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2775 2001 Kanji
6a7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2991.9 Four corner code
1-23-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d99 Unicode hex code