Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 co-star
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • デコ助 【デコすけ】 big forehead, fivehead, asshole

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code