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

10 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
detain, fasten, halt, stop
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
731 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 留学生 【リュウガクセイ】 overseas student, exchange student
  • 留学 【リュウガク】 studying abroad
  • 駐留 【チュウリュウ】 stationing (e.g. of troops), garrison
  • 在留 【ザイリュウ】 residing (esp. abroad), staying, living
  • 留守番 【ルスバン】 care-taking, house-sitting, house-watching, staying at home, caretaker, house-sitter
  • 留守 【ルス】 absence, being away from home, house-sitting, house-sitter, being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglecting

Kun reading compounds

  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止まる 【とどまる】 to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to, to only account for
  • とどまるところを知らない 【とどまるところをしらない】 knowing no bounds, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down

Readings

Japanese names:
とめ
Chinese:
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • quedarse
  • permanecer
  • parar
  • detener

Portuguese

  • deter
  • segurar
  • parar
  • interromper

French

  • retenir
  • attacher
  • rester
  • s'arrêter
733 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
824 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
824 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
412 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1470 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
761 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
774 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1341 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2235 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21808 Morohashi
2580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3750 New Nelson (John Haig)
1423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2676 2001 Kanji
5f5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
7760.2 Four corner code
46-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7559 Unicode hex code