Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 見たところ 【みたところ】 in appearance, to look at, judging from appearances
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to mention, much less
  • 所じゃない 【どころじゃない】 not the time for, not the place for, far from, anything but, ... is out of the question, ... isn't the word for it
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
1-29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cramped, narrow, contract, tight
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1346 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 狭心症 【キョウシンショウ】 heart attack, angina pectoris
  • 狭義 【キョウギ】 narrow sense (e.g. of a word)
  • 偏狭 【ヘンキョウ】 narrow-mindedness, intolerance, illiberality, narrowness
  • 広狭 【コウキョウ】 width, width and narrowness

Kun reading compounds

  • 狭い 【せまい】 narrow, confined, small, cramped, limited, narrow-minded, confining
  • 狭める 【せばめる】 to narrow, to reduce, to contract
  • 狭まる 【せばまる】 to narrow, to contract
  • 狭 【さ】 narrow, thin
  • 狭霧 【さぎり】 mist, fog
  • 若狭 【わかさ】 Wakasa (former province located in the south of present-day Fukui Prefecture)

Readings

Japanese names:
はざ
Chinese:
xia2
Korean:
hyeob

Spanish

  • apretado
  • estrecho
  • encogido
  • estrecharse
  • encogerse
  • estrechar
  • angosto

Portuguese

  • limitar
  • estreitar
  • contrair
  • apertar

French

  • étroit
  • exigu
  • serré
  • se contracter
1166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1413 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
729 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
790 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1353 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1436 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
560 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
473 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1274 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20406P Morohashi
396 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3572 New Nelson (John Haig)
1266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1356 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2963 2001 Kanji
3g6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4523.0 Four corner code
1-22-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ed Unicode hex code