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
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

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

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
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
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
even, uniformly
Parts:
Variants:
purification, Buddhist food, room, worship, avoid, alike
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1155 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 斎戒 【サイカイ】 purification
  • 大斎 【タイサイ】 Great Lent, Great Fast
  • 小斎 【ショウサイ】 abstinence (in Catholicism)

Kun reading compounds

  • 斎 【とき】 meals exchanged by parishioners and priests
  • 忌む 【いむ】 to avoid, to refrain from, to shun, to detest
  • 祝う 【いわう】 to celebrate, to congratulate, to observe (a festival), to present (a gift) in celebration, to drink in celebration, to wish for (a happy future, good fortune, etc.), to pray for
  • 斎く 【いつく】 to worship, to enshrine

Readings

Japanese names:
いつき、 さえ、 ひとし、 いつ、 きよ、 ただ、 とき、 よし
Chinese:
zhai1
Korean:
jae, ja

Spanish

  • purificación y culto
  • habitación para aislarse

Portuguese

  • purificação
  • comida de Budistas
  • quarto
  • adorar
  • evitar
  • da mesma forma
  • semelhante

French

  • purification
  • nourriture bouddhiste
  • pièce
  • adorer
  • éviter
  • semblable
1291 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1575 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1781 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1875 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2622 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1817 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1748 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13467 Morohashi
2115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 New Nelson (John Haig)
1732 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1503 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
2j9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
0022.4 Four corner code
26-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
658e Unicode hex code