Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess
Kun:
みや
On:
キュウグウクウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宮 【キュウ】 palace, tonic (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women), zodiacal sign
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 巨蟹宮 【キョカイキュウ】 Cancer (4th zodiacal sign), the Crab
  • 宮司 【グウジ】 chief priest
  • 宮寺 【グウジ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine
  • 二宮 【ニグウ】 the Two Ise Shrines
  • 東宮 【トウグウ】 crown prince
  • 宮内庁 【クナイチョウ】 Imperial Household Agency
  • 宮内 【クナイ】 inside the Imperial Palace, Department of the Imperial Household
  • 月宮 【ゲッキュウ】 moon palace of the Hindu god Chandra
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 内宮 【ナイクウ】 Inner Ise Shrine
  • 外宮 【ゲクウ】 outer shrine of the Ise Grand Shrine

Kun reading compounds

  • 宮 【みや】 shrine, palace, imperial residence, Imperial prince, Imperial princess, headboard with built-in shelves, drawers, etc., temple
  • 宮家 【みやけ】 house of a prince of the blood
  • 若宮 【わかみや】 young imperial prince, child of the imperial family, shrine dedicated to a child of the god of the main shrine, newly built shrine (to which a divided tutelary deity has just been transferred)
  • 大宮 【おおみや】 imperial palace, shrine, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress Dowager, woman of imperial lineage who has borne a child, elderly woman of imperial lineage

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gung

Spanish

  • príncipe
  • familia imperial
  • santuario

Portuguese

  • Templo Shinto
  • constelação
  • palácio
  • princesa

French

  • sanctuaire
  • constellations
  • palais
  • princesse
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
256 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
419 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1310 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
721 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
929 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2828 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1042 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7156 Morohashi
2274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1336 New Nelson (John Haig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
353 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.6 Four corner code
1-21-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bae Unicode hex code

殿

13 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Mr., hall, mansion, palace, temple, lord
Kun:
との-どの
On:
デンテン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殿堂 【デンドウ】 palace, hall, shrine, temple, sanctuary, hall of fame
  • 殿下 【デンカ】 your Highness, his Highness, her Highness
  • 拝殿 【ハイデン】 front shrine, hall of worship
  • 正殿 【セイデン】 main temple, main building of a shrine, alternate name for the Shishiden, Hall for State Ceremonies, central building of a palace, State Chamber
  • 殿下 【デンカ】 your Highness, his Highness, her Highness
  • 殿上 【テンジョウ】 the court, palace circles, palace floor
  • 御殿 【ゴテン】 palace, court
  • 紫御殿 【ムラサキゴテン】 wandering jew (Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'), purple secretia, purple-heart, purple queen

Kun reading compounds

  • 殿 【との】 feudal lord, mansion, palace
  • 殿様 【とのさま】 nobleman, dignitary, lord, feudal lord (of the Edo period), daimyō, man brought up away from the world, arrogant man with little knowledge of the ways of the world
  • 大殿 【おおとの】 current master, father of one's current master, minister (of government), noble, nobleman's residence
  • 若殿 【わかとの】 young lord, successor of one's current lord

Readings

Japanese names:
て、 どん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dian4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • edificio impresionante
  • Sr.
  • Sra.

Portuguese

  • Sr.
  • corredor
  • mansão
  • palácio
  • templo
  • senhor

French

  • Monseigneur
  • hall
  • résidence
  • palais
  • temple
  • seigneur
1632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1194 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
892 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
658 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1960 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1130 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1182 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1093 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1142 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1823 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16651 Morohashi
1792 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3001 New Nelson (John Haig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1945 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1637 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3768 2001 Kanji
3r10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
7724.7 Four corner code
1-37-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bbf Unicode hex code