Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 首位 【シュイ】 first place, head position, leading position
  • 自主 【ジシュ】 independence, autonomy, self-reliance
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 owner of a horse (esp. racehorse), registered owner (of a racehorse)
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
1-28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
sponsor, hold (a meeting), give (a dinner)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
536 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 催涙 【サイルイ】 lacrimator, dacryagogue, tear-inducing agent
  • 催促 【サイソク】 pressing, urging, demanding, demand
  • 共催 【キョウサイ】 joint sponsorship (of an event), cosponsorship, joint hosting
  • 併催 【ヘイサイ】 combining a pair of events, joint

Kun reading compounds

  • 催す 【もよおす】 to hold (an event), to give (a dinner, party, etc.), to feel (sensation, emotion, call of nature, etc.), to show signs of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cui1
Korean:
choe

Spanish

  • efectuar según los planes
  • reunión
  • función teatral
  • organizar
  • celebrar
  • llevar
  • traer

Portuguese

  • patrocinador
  • manter (um encontro)
  • oferecer (um jantar)

French

  • mécène
  • tenir (un meeting)
  • donner (un dîner)
  • prendre en charge
1293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
693 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1529 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1065 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2060 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1317 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1248 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
128 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
117 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
996 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1005 Morohashi
157 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
298 New Nelson (John Haig)
987 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1062 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1607 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2175 2001 Kanji
2a11.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2221.4 Four corner code
1-26-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50ac Unicode hex code