Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
open country
Parts:
Variants:
circle, yen, round
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
69 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 円 【エン】 yen, Japanese monetary unit, circle
  • 円滑 【エンカツ】 smooth, undisturbed, uninterrupted, harmonious
  • 楕円 【ダエン】 ellipse
  • 同心円 【ドウシンエン】 concentric circles

Kun reading compounds

  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 丸 【まる】 circle, entirety, whole, full, complete, money, dough, moola, enclosure inside a castle's walls, soft-shelled turtle, suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 黒円 【くろまる】 black spot, black dot, bull's-eye, middle dot, interpunct
  • 円居 【まどい】 small gathering, happy circle
  • 円か 【まどか】 round, tranquil, contentedly at ease
  • 円か 【まどか】 round, tranquil, contentedly at ease
  • 円やか 【まろやか】 round, circular, spherical, mellow (flavour, voice, etc.), mild, smooth

Readings

Japanese names:
つぶら、 のぶ、 まどか、 みつ
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • circular
  • redondo
  • yen

Portuguese

  • círculo
  • iene
  • redondo

French

  • cercle
  • yen
  • rond
48 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
4 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
617 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
159 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
20 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
78 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
13 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
13 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
14 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
159 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3673 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1875 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2555 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
185 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1513 Morohashi
2955 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1811 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1952 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
260 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
25 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
2r2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
17-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5186 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 (for cooling a room), 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