4 strokes (also 5)
right hand
income, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
337 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 収穫 【シュウカク】 harvest, crop, ingathering, fruits (of one's labors), gain, result, returns, catch (fishing), bag (hunting), haul
  • 収益 【シュウエキ】 earnings, proceeds, returns, revenue
  • 徴収 【チョウシュウ】 collection (of fees, taxes, etc.), levy
  • 増収 【ゾウシュウ】 increase in yield

Kun reading compounds

  • 収める 【おさめる】 to put (into), to put away (in), to put back (in), to keep (in), to store (in), to restore (to its place), to include (in an anthology, catalogue, etc.), to contain, to publish (in), to capture (on film), to achieve (results, success, etc.), to obtain, to get, to gain, to win, to make (a profit), to pay (fees, taxes, etc.), to deliver, to supply, to accept (a gift or money), to keep (within a limit), to offer (to a shrine, deity, etc.), to dedicate, to subdue, to suppress, to settle, to finish, to conclude, to wind up, to bring to a close
  • 収まる 【おさまる】 to fit into (a box, frame, category, etc.), to be contained within, to fall within (e.g. a budget), to settle down (into), to be installed (in one's rightful place), to be returned (to one's original position), to settle into (one's position), to take up (a post), to occupy (a role), to be delivered, to be paid (e.g. taxes), to be settled (dispute, conflict, etc.), to be sorted, to subside (e.g. wind), to calm down, to abate, to be satisfied (e.g. with an answer), to consent, to agree


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • ingresar
  • obtener
  • recibir
  • almacenar
  • aceptar
  • ser obtenido
  • ser pagado


  • renda
  • obter
  • colheita
  • pagamento
  • oferta
  • loja


  • fournir
  • obtenir
  • payer
  • récolter
  • revenu
  • réserve
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898 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
411 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
721 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
392 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
828 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
265 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
31 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
17 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
16 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1524 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3128 Morohashi
198 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 New Nelson (John Haig)
1510 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1628 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
831 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1267 2001 Kanji
2h2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2774.0 Four corner code
1-28-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ce Unicode hex code