Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 九 【キュウ】 nine
  • 九州 【キュウシュウ】 Kyushu (southernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
  • 十九 【ジュウキュウ】 19, nineteen
  • 九 【キュウ】 nine
  • 九月 【クガツ】 September
  • 九九 【クク】 multiplication table, times table
  • 第九 【ダイク】 the ninth, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Kun reading compounds

  • 九 【きゅう】 nine
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 九つ 【ここのつ】 nine
  • 九つ時 【ここのつどき】 (approx.) 12 o'clock (am or pm), noon, midnight

Readings

Japanese names:
いちじく、 いちのく、 この、 ひさし
Chinese:
jiu3
Korean:
gu, gyu

Spanish

  • nueve
  • 9

Portuguese

  • nove

French

  • neuf
9 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
9 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
12 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
58 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
146 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
11 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
8 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
16 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
11 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
11 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
9 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
26 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4176 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2112 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
167 Morohashi
3369 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
57 New Nelson (John Haig)
9 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
9 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
112 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
5 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1657 2001 Kanji
0a2.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4001.7 Four corner code
22-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e5d Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 州 【シュウ】 state, province, county, oblast, department (of ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde Unicode hex code