Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
guard, protect, defend, obey
Kun:
まも.るまも.りもり-もりかみ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
457 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 守備 【シュビ】 defense, defence
  • 守勢 【シュセイ】 (being on the) defensive
  • 好守 【コウシュ】 good fielding
  • 攻守 【コウシュ】 offense and defense, offence and defence, batting and fielding
  • 守護 【シュゴ】 protection, safeguard, shugo (Kamakura or Muromachi period military governor)
  • 居留守 【イルス】 pretending to be out
  • 監寺 【カンス】 one of the six administrators of a Zen temple who substitutes for the chief priest

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
  • 守り 【まもり】 protection, defense, defence, providence, amulet, charm, talisman
  • 守り神 【まもりがみ】 guardian deity
  • 島主 【とうしゅ】 island chief
  • 山守 【やまもり】 ranger (forest), mountain guardian
  • 守り 【もり】 babysitting, babysitter, protecting, keeping, keeper
  • 守り立てる 【もりたてる】 to support, to back up, to rally round, to revive (e.g. a company), to boost (e.g. morale), to bring up, to raise
  • 井守 【いもり】 newt (esp. the Japanese fire belly newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster)
  • 足無井守 【あしなしいもり】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 守 【かみ】 director (of the provincial governors under the ritsuryo system)
  • 肥後守 【ひごのかみ】 higonokami, type of folding knife with metal handle
  • 薩摩の守 【さつまのかみ】 traveling while deliberately not paying a fare (travelling)

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 し、 も、 て
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • guardar proteger
  • defender
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vigia
  • protege
  • defende
  • obedece

French

  • garder
  • protéger
  • défendre
  • obéir
  • respect (des règles)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
300 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
564 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
284 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
499 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
537 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7071 Morohashi
2173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1310 New Nelson (John Haig)
186 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
198 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
364 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
748 2001 Kanji
3m3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3034.2 Four corner code
28-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b88 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
forces, energy, military strength
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勢 【セイ】 energy, military strength
  • 勢力 【セイリョク】 influence, power, might, strength, potency, force, energy
  • 国勢 【コクセイ】 state of a country (population, resources, etc.), condition of a country, strength of a country
  • 党勢 【トウセイ】 strength of a party
  • 勢 【ゼイ】 groups engaged in some activity (players, companies, forces, etc.)
  • 同勢 【ドウゼイ】 party, company
  • 猛勢 【モウセイ】 great strength, courageous army, valiant troops

Kun reading compounds

  • 勢い 【いきおい】 force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life, influence, authority, power, might, impetus, momentum, course (of events), naturally, necessarily
  • 勢い余る 【いきおいあまる】 to have excess momentum (from going too fast, using too much force, etc.), to get carried away, to go overboard, to overdo (something)
  • 弾み 【はずみ】 bounce, spring, rebound, momentum, impetus, impulse, stimulus, inertia, moment, instant, impulse, chance
  • 弾車 【はずみぐるま】 flywheel

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • fuerza
  • poder
  • influencia
  • vigor

Portuguese

  • forças
  • energia
  • vigor militar

French

  • vigueur
  • forces
  • énergie
  • puissance militaire
441 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
747 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
518 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
365 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
735 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
299 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2039 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
646 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
656 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
865 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
227 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3542 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2487 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1529 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2422 Morohashi
2857 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 New Nelson (John Haig)
1515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1633 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
293 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
779 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2g11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-2 SKIP code
4442.7 Four corner code
4542.7 Four corner code
32-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e2 Unicode hex code