Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody
Kun:
あけ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 朱 【シュ】 cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red, red pigment (and ink made from same), red text (as used to correct documents)
  • 朱印 【シュイン】 red seal
  • 堆朱 【ツイシュ】 red lacquerware with patterns carved in relief
  • 銀朱 【ギンシュ】 vermilion, scarlet

Kun reading compounds

  • 朱 【あけ】 scarlet, red
  • 朱に染まる 【あけにそまる】 to welter in blood, to be covered in blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あか、 あき、 す
Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • bermellón
  • rojo oscuro
  • antigua unidad monetaria

Portuguese

  • vermelhão
  • zinabre
  • escarlate
  • vermelho
  • ensangüentado

French

  • vermillon
  • rouge
  • écarlate
  • sanglant
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4-6-3 SKIP code
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