Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
make a deal, selling, dealing in, merchant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
413 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 商 【ショウ】 quotient, dealing, dealer, store, second degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), Shang dynasty (China, approx. 1600-1046 BCE), Yin dynasty
  • 商会 【ショウカイ】 firm, company
  • 年商 【ネンショウ】 yearly (annual) turnover
  • 画商 【ガショウ】 picture dealer, commercial art gallery

Kun reading compounds

  • 商う 【あきなう】 to trade in (commercial goods), to deal in, to sell

Readings

Japanese names:
あき
Chinese:
shang1
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • trato
  • negociación
  • vender
  • tratar con

Portuguese

  • Fazer um acordo
  • vender
  • comerciante

French

  • commerce
  • affaire
  • vente
  • distributeur
  • marchand
431 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
333 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
317 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
353 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
321 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
293 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
414 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1526 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
412 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
418 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
684 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
330 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2623 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1818 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
446 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3803 Morohashi
2116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
832 New Nelson (John Haig)
439 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
471 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
375 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
375 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2j9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
3-8-3 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
3-6-5 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
30-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5546 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b 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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On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, 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
Chinese:
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
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

Speed

Stroke order

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】 shrine (usually Shinto)
  • 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
Chinese:
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
28-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793e Unicode hex code