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

Stroke order

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

11 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
time, about, toward
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2015 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頃 【ケイ】 qing (Chinese unit of land area equal to 100 mu)
  • 頃刻 【ケイコク】 short period
  • 万頃 【バンケイ】 vast expanse

Kun reading compounds

  • 頃 【ころ】 (approximate) time, around, about, toward, suitable time (or condition), time of year, season
  • 頃おい 【ころおい】 time, period, days
  • 幼い頃 【おさないころ】 when one was a very young child, very early in one's life
  • 間もない頃 【まもないころ】 in the early period (of something), at the beginning
  • 頃 【ころ】 (approximate) time, around, about, toward, suitable time (or condition), time of year, season
  • 今日この頃 【きょうこのごろ】 these days, nowadays, recently
  • 使い頃 【つかいごろ】 handy

Readings

Japanese names:
ころも
Chinese:
qing3, qing1
Korean:
gyeong, gyu

Spanish

  • tiempo
  • aproximadamente
  • hacia
  • sobre

Portuguese

French

  • temps
  • époque
  • environ
  • vers
1691 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1906 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1532 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
124 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43338 Morohashi
144 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6615 New Nelson (John Haig)
2791 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
479 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
291 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9a2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2178.6 Four corner code
26-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9803 Unicode hex code