Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
pearl, gem, jewel
Kun:
たま
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 珠算 【シュザン】 calculation on an abacus
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 jewel, gem, gem (of a story, essay, etc.), accomplished work, beautiful piece
  • 遺珠 【イシュ】 unknown literary masterpiece, lost pearl
  • 胚珠 【ハイシュ】 ovule

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 珠算 【しゅざん】 calculation on an abacus
  • 射干玉 【ぬばたま】 pitch-black, darkness

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 とも、 ま、 み
Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • perla
  • gema
  • joya

Portuguese

  • pérola
  • gema
  • jóia

French

  • perle
  • gemme
  • joyau
1349 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1540 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2936 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1534 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1504 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1603 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1769 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1317 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
643 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20956 Morohashi
947 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3637 New Nelson (John Haig)
258 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
274 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1364 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3164 2001 Kanji
4f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
1519.0 Four corner code
1-28-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73e0 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
calculate, divining, number, abacus, probability
Kun:
そろ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
361 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 算 【サン】 divining sticks, counting, calculation
  • 算出 【サンシュツ】 calculation, computation
  • 通算 【ツウサン】 total, sum, aggregate
  • 公算 【コウサン】 probability, likelihood

Kun reading compounds

  • 算盤 【そろばん】 abacus
  • 算盤勘定 【そろばんかんじょう】 counting on the abacus, cost-benefit calculation, profit calculation
  • 電算 【でんそろ】 electronic calculator combined with a soroban

Readings

Chinese:
suan4
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • cálculo
  • cómputo
  • expectativas

Portuguese

  • calcular
  • advinhar
  • número
  • ábaco
  • probabilidade

French

  • calculer
  • prédire
  • nombre
  • abaque (boulier)
  • probabilité
219 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
142 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
128 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
333 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3415 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
720 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
797 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
747 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
760 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
356 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1485 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3351 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1737 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2359 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
955 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26146 Morohashi
2702 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4316 New Nelson (John Haig)
946 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1017 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
499 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
232 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
6f8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-8 SKIP code
8844.6 Four corner code
1-27-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b97 Unicode hex code