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

14 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
performance, act, play, render, stage
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
267 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 演技 【エンギ】 acting, performance
  • 演歌 【エンカ】 enka, traditional-style Japanese popular ballad, troubadour
  • 共演 【キョウエン】 appearing together, co-acting, co-starring
  • 再演 【サイエン】 another showing (of a play), recapitulation

Readings

Chinese:
yan3
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • expresar
  • realizar
  • llevar a cabo
  • poner en práctica
  • representar

Portuguese

  • performance
  • ato
  • jogo
  • fazer
  • estágio

French

  • interpréter
  • représentation
  • jouer
  • numéro
  • réciter
  • mettre en scène
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
650 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
621 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
222 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
806 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2079 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
344 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
616 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1239 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
491 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2026 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18130 Morohashi
697 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3310 New Nelson (John Haig)
2007 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
413 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
785 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
3a11.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
3318.6 Four corner code
17-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f14 Unicode hex code