6 strokes
sun, day
decameron, ten-day period, season (for specific products)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1162 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 旬 【ジュン】 ten-day period (in a month), ten-year period (in one's age), decade
  • 旬報 【ジュンポウ】 ten-day report
  • 初旬 【ショジュン】 first 10 days of the month
  • 一旬 【イチジュン】 ten days
  • 旬 【シュン】 season (for fruit, seafood, etc.), best time of the year (for), in vogue, popular, hot, fresh
  • 旬の魚 【シュンノサカナ】 fish in season
  • 最旬 【サイシュン】 hottest (e.g. fashion), freshest, in vogue


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • decamerón
  • periodo de 10 días


  • decameron
  • 10 dias
  • estação (para produtos específicos


  • décade
  • saison (fruits, poisson, ...)
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937 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
747 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1327 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1404 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
338 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
664 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
965 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3698 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
67 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13746 Morohashi
2978 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2415 New Nelson (John Haig)
67 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
71 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1078 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2552 2001 Kanji
4c2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
1-29-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65ec Unicode hex code