Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 序 【ジョ】 order, ordering, beginning, start, foreword, preface, introduction, opening of a song (in gagaku or noh)
  • 序盤 【ジョバン】 the opening(s) (e.g. in a game of go or chess)
  • 公序 【コウジョ】 public order, public policy
  • 西序 【セイジョ】 memorial rite involving the western sanctum

Kun reading compounds

  • 序 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
  • 序 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • inicio
  • comienzo
  • orden
  • precedencia
  • prefacio

Portuguese

  • prefácio
  • começo
  • pedido
  • precedência
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade
  • acidentalmente

French

  • début
  • préface
  • ordre
  • priorité
  • occasion
  • avant
  • en passant
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1502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
770 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
953 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
583 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1608 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9253 Morohashi
3065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1607 New Nelson (John Haig)
1594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
29-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e8f Unicode hex code