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宿

11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
inn, lodging, relay station, dwell, lodge, be pregnant, home, dwelling
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
701 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宿 【シュク】 lodging, relay station, post town, constellation, mansion (in Chinese astronomy)
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 合宿 【ガッシュク】 lodging together, training camp, boarding house
  • 寄宿 【キシュク】 lodging, boarding, room and board, board and lodging, boarding house, residence hall, dormitory

Kun reading compounds

  • 宿 【やど】 lodging, inn, hotel, house, home, dwelling, home of a servant's parents (or guarantor, etc.)
  • 宿屋 【やどや】 inn
  • 連れ込み宿 【つれこみやど】 hotel catering for lovers, hotel that rents rooms by the hour
  • 相宿 【あいやど】 staying in the same inn or hotel, rooming together
  • 宿る 【やどる】 to dwell, to live, to remain, to stay at, to take shelter at, to stop at, to lodge at, to be pregnant, to be part of a constellation, to be a parasite (bugs, plants, etc.)
  • 宿す 【やどす】 to house, to contain, to harbour (a feeling), to hold (e.g. dew on leaves), to carry (a baby), to be pregnant, to give lodging to, to accommodate

Readings

Japanese names:
すく、 ぶすき、 やけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
su4, xiu3, xiu4
Korean:
sug, su

Spanish

  • posada
  • alojamiento
  • hostal
  • hospedar
  • concebir un hijo

Portuguese

  • pousada
  • alojamento
  • estação de retransmissor
  • moradia
  • estar grávida
  • casa
  • residência

French

  • auberge
  • logement
  • séjourner
  • relais (de poste, station)
  • porter en soi (virus, enfant)
  • être enceinte
  • habiter
  • habitation
634 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
505 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
406 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
549 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
470 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1438 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
179 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
326 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
488 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2858 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1475 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1004 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7195 Morohashi
2293 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1344 New Nelson (John Haig)
995 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
374 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
778 2001 Kanji
3m8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3026.1 Four corner code
1-29-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bbf Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint
Kun:
いのち
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
465 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 命 【メイ】 order, command, decree, life, destiny, fate
  • 命じる 【メイジル】 to order, to command, to appoint
  • 任命 【ニンメイ】 appointment, nomination, ordination, commission, designation
  • 運命 【ウンメイ】 fate, destiny, lot
  • 命婦 【ミョウブ】 title for high-ranking court ladies
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 安心立命 【アンシンリツメイ】 spiritual peace and enlightenment, keeping an unperturbed mind through faith

Kun reading compounds

  • 命 【いのち】 life, life force, lifetime, lifespan, most important thing, foundation, core, paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love), fate, destiny, karma
  • 命からがら 【いのちからがら】 for dear life, barely escaping alive
  • 貴い命 【たっといいのち】 precious life
  • 露の命 【つゆのいのち】 life as evanescent as the dew

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming4
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • orden
  • mandato
  • vida

Portuguese

  • destino
  • comando
  • decreto
  • vida

French

  • destinée
  • destin
  • ordre
  • décret
  • vie
  • nommer (à un poste)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
388 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
997 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2553 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3473 Morohashi
2058 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 New Nelson (John Haig)
1400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
249 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
316 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a6.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
8062.7 Four corner code
1-44-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547d Unicode hex code