Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書斎 【ショサイ】 study, library, den, home office, reading room
  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading (a book)
  • 清書 【セイショ】 fair copy, clean copy

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
1-29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
tassel, tuft, fringe, bunch, lock (hair), segment (orange), house, room
Kun:
ふさ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
808 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 房 【ボウ】 chamber, room, cell (prison), atrium, home of a monk, monk, Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 坊主 【ボウズ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, close-cropped hair, crew cut, person with a shorn head, boy, sonny, lad, not catching anything (in fishing), the August 20-point card
  • 暖房 【ダンボウ】 (indoor) heating
  • 冷房 【レイボウ】 air conditioning, air cooling

Kun reading compounds

  • 房 【ふさ】 tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), fringe, tassel, bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), cluster (of flowers), segment (of a tangerine, etc.), section
  • 房房 【ふさふさ】 in tufts, tufty, bushy, thick, luxuriant
  • 一房 【ひとふさ】 one tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), one bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), one cluster (e.g. of flowers), one segment (of a tangerine, etc.), one section

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 のぶ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • racimo
  • manojo
  • casita

Portuguese

  • moita
  • franja
  • punhado
  • mecha (cabelo)
  • gomos (laranja)
  • casa
  • quarto

French

  • pompon
  • touffe
  • frange
  • grappe
  • boucle (cheveu)
  • quartier (orange)
  • épouse
  • chauffage / climatisation
  • maison
  • chambre
1809 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
772 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1819 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1332 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
658 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1082 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1237 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1702 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1087 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11714X Morohashi
1946 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2053 New Nelson (John Haig)
1078 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3045 2001 Kanji
4m4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-7 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-43-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
623f Unicode hex code