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 (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主人 【シュジン】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, one's husband, (one's) employer, (one's) master, host, hostess
  • 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 (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), 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
Chinese:
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
28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
chant, recite, call upon, yell
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 唱和 【ショウワ】 cheering in chorus, saying in unison
  • 唱歌 【ショウカ】 singing, songs
  • 斉唱 【セイショウ】 singing or chanting in unison
  • 主唱 【シュショウ】 advocacy, promotion

Kun reading compounds

  • 唱える 【となえる】 to recite, to chant, to cry, to yell, to shout, to advocate, to advance, to preach, to insist

Readings

Chinese:
chang4
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • cantar
  • recitar

Portuguese

  • canto
  • recital
  • gritar

French

  • chant
  • choeur
  • réciter
  • invoquer
  • hurlement
430 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
538 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
508 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1062 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
941 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
814 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1137 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1284 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1759 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1809 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
306 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
555 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
338 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
21 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3765 Morohashi
462 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
829 New Nelson (John Haig)
21 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
21 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
568 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3778 2001 Kanji
3d8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
6606.0 Four corner code
30-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5531 Unicode hex code