Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
boy, priest's residence, priest
On:
ボウボッ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1832 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 坊 【ボウ】 bonze, monk, monk's dwelling, boy, son, sonny, I, me, little, person who is ...
  • 坊さん 【ボウサン】 Buddhist priest, monk, boy
  • 本因坊 【ホンインボウ】 Hon'inbō, Honinbo, grand master of the game of go
  • 厨房 【チュウボウ】 kitchen, galley, (Internet) troll
  • 坊ちゃん 【ボッチャン】 son (of others), boy, young master, green young man from a well-to-do family, young man innocent of the ways of the world
  • 坊ちゃん刈り 【ボッチャンガリ】 bowl cut, mushroom cut

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1, fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • chico
  • muchacho
  • sacerdote

Portuguese

  • menino
  • residência do padre
  • padre
  • seu
  • ou seu menino

French

  • garçon
  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
  • résidence du moine
1807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1203 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1062 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1676 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
389 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1858 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2014 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
782 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
371 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
274 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
503 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4924 Morohashi
233 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
986 New Nelson (John Haig)
492 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
531 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1109 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
3b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4012.7 Four corner code
1-43-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
574a Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 首位 【シュイ】 first place, head position, leading position
  • 自主 【ジシュ】 independence, autonomy, self-reliance
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 owner of a horse (esp. racehorse), registered owner (of a racehorse)
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
1-28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
tatami mat, counter for tatami mats, fold, shut up, do away with
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1665 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 畳 【ジョウ】 tatami mat (esp. as a measure of room size, either 1.82 sqm or 1.54 sqm)
  • 畳韻 【ジョウイン】 repeated rhymes (in Chinese poetry), recurring rhymes
  • 重畳 【チョウジョウ】 placed one upon another, piled up, excellent, splendid, superimposition, superposition
  • 山岳重畳 【サンガクチョウジョウ】 mountains rising one above another

Kun reading compounds

  • 畳む 【たたむ】 to fold (clothes, umbrella), to close (a shop, business), to vacate
  • 畳 【たたみ】 tatami mat, Japanese straw floor coverings
  • 畳敷き 【たたみじき】 tatami-matted

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
die2
Korean:
cheob

Spanish

  • tatami
  • contador para tatamis
  • apilar
  • pila
  • montón

Portuguese

  • esteira do tatami
  • sufixo para contagem de esteiras de tatami
  • dobrar
  • calar
  • abolir

French

  • tatami
  • compteur de tatamis
  • surface : 182 cm x 91 cm
  • replier
  • empiler
  • répété
  • fermer, boucler (maison)
  • terminer
1419 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1300 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3010 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
958 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
747 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1087 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1303 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3205 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1801 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21875P Morohashi
2592 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3763 New Nelson (John Haig)
1784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1923 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1567 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3673 2001 Kanji
5f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
6010.7 Four corner code
1-30-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7573 Unicode hex code