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

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
  • 飽食 【ホウショク】 gluttony, satiation, engorgement
  • 会食 【カイショク】 dining together, mess
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 食封 【ジキフ】 stipend given to a designated person, such as a noble, and which was paid by a designated household (ritsuryo system)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 斎食 【サイジキ】 morning meal (for priests, monks, etc.), food offering at a Buddhist ceremony

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistance
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Chinese:
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code