Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
godown, warehouse, storehouse, cellar, treasury
Kun:
くら
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倉庫 【ソウコ】 storehouse, warehouse, godown
  • 倉頡輸入法 【ソウケツユニュウホウ】 Cangjie input method (for Chinese), Tsang-chieh input method
  • 船倉 【センソウ】 ship's hold, hatch
  • 穀倉 【コクソウ】 granary

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 倉敷 【くらしき】 storage charges
  • 鎌倉 【かまくら】 Kamakura (city)
  • お蔵 【おくら】 shelving (a play, movie, etc.), closing down, cancelling, canceling, shelf (i.e. "on the shelf"), rice storehouse of the Edo shogunate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • almacén
  • bodega
  • granero

Portuguese

  • depósito
  • armazém
  • porão
  • tesouraria

French

  • cellier
  • entrepôt
  • dépôt
  • magasin
  • trésor
659 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
559 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
531 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
486 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
732 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1055 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1165 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1386 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1112 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
52 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2607 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1334 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1807 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1645 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
756 Morohashi
2104 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
255 New Nelson (John Haig)
1630 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
550 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a8.37 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-3-7 SKIP code
8060.7 Four corner code
1-33-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5009 Unicode hex code

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