Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
captured, criminal, arrest, catch
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 囚 【シュウ】 imprisonment, captive, prisoner
  • 囚人 【シュウジン】 prisoner
  • 確定死刑囚 【カクテイシケイシュウ】 criminal condemned to death, convict on death row
  • 罪囚 【ザイシュウ】 prisoner, convict

Kun reading compounds

  • 捕らわれる 【とらわれる】 to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended, to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qiu2
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • esclavitud
  • prisión
  • cautividad
  • esclavizar
  • encarcelar

Portuguese

  • cativo
  • criminoso
  • prisão
  • pegar

French

  • capturer
  • criminel
  • arrêter
  • attraper
  • prison
1353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1830 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1024 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1538 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1146 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1258 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1717 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
336 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3776 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1027 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4680 Morohashi
3042 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
937 New Nelson (John Haig)
1018 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1094 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1044 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
3s2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
6080.0 Four corner code
1-28-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56da Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人口 【ジンコウ】 population, common talk
  • 殺人 【サツジン】 murder, homicide, manslaughter
  • 求人 【キュウジン】 recruiting, job offer, job vacancy
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人形 【ニンギョウ】 doll, puppet, figure
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 仲人 【ナコウド】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人ごみ 【ひとごみ】 crowd of people
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code