Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
130 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 加 【カ】 addition, increase, Canada
  • 加圧 【カアツ】 increasing pressure
  • 添加 【テンカ】 addition, annexing
  • 牙買加 【ジャマイカ】 Jamaica

Kun reading compounds

  • 加える 【くわえる】 to add, to add up, to sum up, to append, to annex, to increase, to gather (e.g. speed), to pick up, to include, to count in, to let join, to inflict (damage), to deal, to give
  • 加わる 【くわわる】 to be added to, to be appended, to join in (e.g. a group of friends), to participate, to increase (e.g. heat), to gain in (e.g. influence), to grow, to gather (speed), to be applied (e.g. heat, pressure), to be exerted

Readings

Chinese:
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • agregar
  • añadir
  • incrementar
  • Canadá
  • sumar
  • unirse

Portuguese

  • somar
  • adição
  • aumento
  • unir
  • incluir
  • Canadá

French

  • ajouter
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • rejoindre
  • inclure
  • Canada
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
453 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
431 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
187 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
716 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
787 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
121 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
709 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
208 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
42 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
24 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
876 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2297 Morohashi
38 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
523 New Nelson (John Haig)
867 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
237 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
447 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1677 2001 Kanji
2g3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
4600.0 Four corner code
18-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a0 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 (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. 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