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

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  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
warehouse, storehouse
Kun:
くら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
852 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 庫内 【コナイ】 inside (a refrigerator, warehouse, etc.)
  • 住宅金融公庫 【ジュウタクキンユウコウコ】 Government Housing Loan Corporation
  • 公庫 【コウコ】 finance corporation
  • 蔵 【クラ】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 庫院 【クイン】 kitchen-cum-office of a Zen temple or monastery, where meals are prepared and senior priests have their offices

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 蔵入れ 【くらいれ】 warehousing, storing in a warehouse
  • 神庫 【ほくら】 small shrine, depository for sacred objects

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ku4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • almacén
  • bodega

Portuguese

  • depósito
  • armazém

French

  • entrepôt
  • stock
  • magasin
206 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
275 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
656 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1512 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
582 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
511 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1243 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
589 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3864 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2682 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9330 Morohashi
3112 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1617 New Nelson (John Haig)
589 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
354 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
3q7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0025.6 Four corner code
1-24-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5eab Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, gathering, conference, athletic meet, society, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
1-18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
company, firm, office, association, shrine
Kun:
やしろ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
21 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 社 【シャ】 company, association, society, regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour), counter for companies, shrines, etc.
  • 社員 【シャイン】 company employee, member of a corporation, company stockholder (esp. in legal contexts)
  • 大社 【タイシャ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 親会社 【オヤガイシャ】 parent company

Kun reading compounds

  • 社 【やしろ】 (Shinto) shrine
  • 大社 【たいしゃ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 村のお社 【むらのおやしろ】 village shrine

Readings

Japanese names:
こそ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • compañía
  • asociación
  • sociedad
  • santuario shintoísta

Portuguese

  • companhia
  • firme
  • escritório
  • associação
  • templo

French

  • temple shinto
  • compagnie
  • firme
  • bureau
  • association
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
137 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
30 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3231 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
203 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
76 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1418 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24631P Morohashi
840 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4065 New Nelson (John Haig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
145 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
672 2001 Kanji
4e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
3421.0 Four corner code
1-28-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793e Unicode hex code