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
  • 神の留守 【カミノルス】 absence of the gods from their shrines in October (while they are visiting the Grand Shrine of Izumo)

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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-28-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b88 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
coin, .01 yen, money
Kun:
ぜにすき
On:
センゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1008 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銭 【セン】 sen (hundredth of a yen), coin made of non-precious materials, one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of currency), one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of mass)
  • 銭湯 【セントウ】 public bath, bathhouse
  • 間銭 【アイセン】 handling fee, commission
  • 追い銭 【オイセン】 money paid in addition

Kun reading compounds

  • 銭 【ぜに】 round coin with a (square) hole in the center, coin made of non-precious materials, money
  • 銭葵 【ぜにあおい】 common mallow (Malva sylvestris var. mauritiana)
  • 身銭 【みぜに】 one's own money
  • 日銭 【ひぜに】 daily income in cash, money paid by daily installments, money paid by daily instalments

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • moneda
  • dinero
  • céntimo de yen

Portuguese

  • moeda
  • .01 iene
  • dinheiro

French

  • piécette
  • monnaie
  • 1 centime de yen
656 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
757 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1097 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4851 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
843 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1849 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2160 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
659 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1598 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40413 Morohashi
1725 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6264 New Nelson (John Haig)
368 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
394 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
794 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2859 2001 Kanji
8a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8315.0 Four corner code
1-33-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
92ad Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
guy, slave, manservant, fellow
Kun:
やつやっこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1932 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奴隷 【ドレイ】 slave, servant, slavery
  • 奴智鮫 【ドチザメ】 banded houndshark (Triakis scyllium, found in the northwest Pacific from southern Siberia to Taiwan)
  • 売国奴 【バイコクド】 traitor (to one's country), quisling
  • 農奴 【ノウド】 serf

Kun reading compounds

  • 奴 【やつ】 fellow, guy, chap, thing, object, he, she, him, her
  • 臣 【やつこ】 slave, retainer, servant, captive, varlet, I, me
  • 懲りない奴 【こりないやつ】 person (generally male) who won't learn their lesson, persistent jerk
  • 何奴 【どいつ】 who?
  • 奴 【やっこ】 servant (esp. a samurai's attendant), chivalrous man (Edo period), cubed tofu (often served cold), kite shaped like an Edo-period footman, Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants, enslavement (of a woman; Edo-period punishment for her own or her husband's crime), he, she, him, her
  • 奴頭 【やっこあたま】 Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants
  • 輪抜奴 【わぬけやっこ】 bluering angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)
  • 三下奴 【さんしたやっこ】 petty underling, small fry

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nu2
Korean:
no

Spanish

  • esclavo
  • criado
  • siervo
  • individuo
  • desprecio
  • insulto

Portuguese

  • serva
  • escrava
  • dama de companhia

French

  • mec
  • type
  • esclave
  • valet
  • suffixe insultant
1638 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1869 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
431 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
709 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6039 Morohashi
187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 New Nelson (John Haig)
702 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1045 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1767 2001 Kanji
3e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
4744.0 Four corner code
1-37-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5974 Unicode hex code