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

Speed

Stroke order

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

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Chinese:
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code