Jisho

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

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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

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
pillar, post, cylinder, support
Kun:
はしら
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柱 【チュウ】 bridge (of a koto, etc.), cylinder, prism
  • 柱穴 【チュウケツ】 posthole (archaeology)
  • 支柱 【シチュウ】 prop, stay, support, brace, fulcrum
  • 氷柱 【ツララ】 icicle, ice pillar, ice

Kun reading compounds

  • 柱 【はしら】 pillar, post, support, prop, mainstay, counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
  • 柱穴 【ちゅうけつ】 posthole (archaeology)
  • 杖柱 【つえはしら】 person upon whom one relies
  • 心の柱 【しんのはしら】 central pillar of a pagoda

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • pilar
  • columna
  • poste

Portuguese

  • pilar
  • poste
  • cilindro
  • apoio

French

  • poteau
  • cylindre
  • support
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
366 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
345 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2236 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
826 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
629 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
854 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
598 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
608 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
990 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1084 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1109 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
274 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14660 Morohashi
896 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2631 New Nelson (John Haig)
268 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
286 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
338 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4091.4 Four corner code
35-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f1 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
frolic, play, sport
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1880 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 冗談 【ジョウダン】 jest, joke, funny story
  • 戯曲 【ギキョク】 play, drama
  • 遊戯 【ユウギ】 game, play, sports
  • 性戯 【セイギ】 sex act, sexual play
  • 冗談 【ジョウダン】 jest, joke, funny story
  • 戯作 【ゲサク】 cheap literature, writing for amusement, light literature popular in the late Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 戯れる 【たわむれる】 to be playful, to gambol, to be amused (with something), to play, to sport, to frolic, to joke, to flirt with
  • 戯れる 【たわむれる】 to be playful, to gambol, to be amused (with something), to play, to sport, to frolic, to joke, to flirt with
  • 戯れる 【たわむれる】 to be playful, to gambol, to be amused (with something), to play, to sport, to frolic, to joke, to flirt with

Readings

Chinese:
xi4, hu1
Korean:
heui, hwi, ho

Spanish

  • jugueteo
  • broma
  • diversión
  • teatro
  • función
  • juguetear
  • bromear
  • flirtear

Portuguese

  • brincadeira
  • jogo
  • esporte

French

  • divertissement
  • jeu
  • sport
1138 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1632 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
246 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1298 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1331 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2350 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1573 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1679 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1901 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
840 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2351 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1654 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2013 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11665 Morohashi
1875 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2041 New Nelson (John Haig)
1994 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2149 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1766 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1259 2001 Kanji
4n11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-4 SKIP code
2325.0 Four corner code
21-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
622f Unicode hex code