Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
have the honor to, sign of the monkey, 3-5PM, ninth sign of Chinese zodiac
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
492 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 申請 【シンセイ】 application, request, petition
  • 申告 【シンコク】 report, return (e.g. tax), statement, declaration, notification, filing
  • 上申 【ジョウシン】 report to a superior
  • 具申 【グシン】 offering a full report to a superior

Kun reading compounds

  • 申す 【もうす】 to say, to be called, to do
  • 申すまでもなく 【もうすまでもなく】 needless to say, obviously, of course
  • 申 【さる】 the Monkey (ninth sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Monkey (around 4pm, 3-5pm, or 4-6pm), west-southwest, 7th month of the lunar calendar
  • 猿楽 【さるがく】 sarugaku (form of theatre popular in Japan during the 11th to 14th centuries), noh, fooling around
  • 庚申 【かのえさる】 Metal Monkey (57th term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1920, 1980, 2040), Shōmen Kongō (deity), kōshin-machi (religious wake)
  • 甲申 【きのえさる】 Wood Monkey (21st term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1944, 2004, 2064)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shen1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • decir
  • tener el honor de

Portuguese

  • tem a honra para

French

  • dire (humble)
  • s'appeler (humble)
  • j'ai l'honneur de
  • signe de la 9ème branche terrestre
  • signe du Singe (zodiaque)
  • 15 h à 17 h
254 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
338 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
322 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
347 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
93 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
204 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
740 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
309 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
309 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
585 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1332 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4319 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2186 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21726 Morohashi
3507 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3726 New Nelson (John Haig)
1117 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1198 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
253 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a5.39 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
1-31-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7533 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code