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

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
crowded, mixture, in bulk, included, (kokuji)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
675 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

Kun reading compounds

  • 込む 【こむ】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be complex, to go into, to put into, to remain (seated), to be plunged into (silence), to do thoroughly, to do intently, to continue in the same state
  • 込み 【こみ】 including, inclusive of, komi, extra points given to the white player as compensation for playing second (in go)
  • 混み合う 【こみあう】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be jammed
  • 割り込み 【わりこみ】 queue jumping, breaking into a line, muscling in on, wedging oneself in, interruption, sharing a theater box (theatre), interrupt
  • 差し込み 【さしこみ】 insertion, plug, (electrical) outlet, power point, spasm of pain, griping pain, (fit of) convulsions, stitch
  • 込める 【こめる】 to load (a gun, etc.), to charge, to put into (e.g. emotion, effort), to include (e.g. tax in a sales price), to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen

Readings

Japanese names:
こみ、 ごめ
Korean:
ib

Spanish

  • abarrotar
  • llenarse
  • apiñarse
  • meter
  • incluir

Portuguese

  • apinhado
  • misturar
  • em volume
  • incluido

French

  • encombré
  • mélange
  • en gros
  • inclus
  • (kokuji)
1275 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
280 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4660 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
987 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
948 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
178 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
776 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
961 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
675 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3762 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2608 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
787 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38712P Morohashi
3030 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6010 New Nelson (John Haig)
780 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
843 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
396 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1055 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3562 2001 Kanji
2q2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
3830.0 Four corner code
25-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fbc Unicode hex code