Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
daytime, noon
Kun:
ひる
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1115 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 昼食 【チュウショク】 lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
  • 昼間 【ヒルマ】 daytime, during the day, time from sunrise until sunset, diurnal period
  • 春昼 【シュンチュウ】 spring day (which seems long and quiet)

Kun reading compounds

  • 昼 【ひる】 noon, midday, daytime, lunch
  • 昼食 【ちゅうしょく】 lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
  • 小昼 【こひる】 just before noon, late-morning snack
  • 夜昼 【よるひる】 day and night

Readings

Chinese:
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • día
  • mediodía

Portuguese

  • dia
  • meio-dia

French

  • journée
  • midi
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
188 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
172 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
863 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
53 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
828 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
189 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
983 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
470 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
478 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
92 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
974 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3841 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1972 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2668 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1084 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13886 Morohashi
3097 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2450 New Nelson (John Haig)
1075 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
184 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
4c5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-8-1 SKIP code
7710.6 Four corner code
35-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
663c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
rest, day off, retire, sleep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
642 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 休刊 【キュウカン】 suspension of publication
  • 休暇 【キュウカ】 holiday, day off, furlough, absence (from work)
  • 帰休 【キキュウ】 leave, furlough, temporary layoff
  • 定休 【テイキュウ】 regular holiday, fixed day off, regular closing day

Kun reading compounds

  • 休む 【やすむ】 to be absent, to take a day off, to rest, to have a break, to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire, to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
  • 休まる 【やすまる】 to be rested, to feel at ease, to repose, to be relieved
  • 休める 【やすめる】 to rest, to suspend, to give relief

Readings

Chinese:
xiu1
Korean:
hyu

Spanish

  • descanso
  • descansar
  • tomarse un descanso
  • estar descansado
  • dar descanso

Portuguese

  • descanso
  • dia desligado
  • aposentar
  • sono

French

  • repos
  • jour de repos
  • se coucher
  • dormir
61 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
80 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
13 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
583 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
380 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
153 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
13 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
60 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
64 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
56 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
36 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
37 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
440 Morohashi
52 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
142 New Nelson (John Haig)
965 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1038 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
56 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2429.0 Four corner code
21-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f11 Unicode hex code