Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
shining, bright
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
697 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 昭 【ショウ】 nth year in the Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7), reminiscent of the Shōwa era, Shōwa-nostalgic, old-fashioned, quaint, oldschool
  • 昭昭 【ショウショウ】 clear, bright, plain, obvious

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 かず、 かずみ、 てる
Chinese:
zhao1
Korean:
so, jo

Spanish

  • luminoso
  • brillante

Portuguese

  • brilhar
  • brilhante

French

  • briller
249 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
315 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
549 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
517 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
841 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
867 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
987 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
88 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13855 Morohashi
894 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2446 New Nelson (John Haig)
87 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
91 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
4c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6706.2 Four corner code
30-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
662d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
show, indicate, point out, express, display
Kun:
しめ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
237 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 示談 【ジダン】 settlement out of court
  • 示威 【ジイ】 demonstration, show of force
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement
  • 開示 【カイジ】 release (e.g. information), disclosure (legal), show, indication, display
  • 示し 【シメシ】 lesson, discipline, example (e.g. set a bad example), revelation
  • 示唆 【シサ】 suggestion, hint, implication
  • 公示 【コウジ】 edict, public announcement
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement

Kun reading compounds

  • 示す 【しめす】 to (take out and) show, to demonstrate, to tell, to exemplify, to make apparent, to point out (finger, clock hand, needle, etc.), to indicate, to show, to represent, to signify, to display
  • 示偏 【しめすへん】 kanji "show" radical at left (radical 113)

Readings

Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
si, gi

Spanish

  • mostrar
  • enseñar
  • indicar
  • revelar

Portuguese

  • espetáculo
  • indicar
  • apontar
  • expressar
  • mostrar

French

  • montrer
  • indiquer
  • signaler
  • exprimer
  • exposer
622 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
695 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
415 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3228 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
575 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
769 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
615 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1413 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2435 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1095 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24623 Morohashi
1936 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4060 New Nelson (John Haig)
1086 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
465 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
651 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3041 2001 Kanji
4e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
1090.1 Four corner code
28-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793a Unicode hex code