Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
Variants:
Zen, silent meditation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 禅 【ゼン】 dhyana (profound meditation), Zen (Buddhism)
  • 禅坊主 【ゼンボウズ】 Zen monk
  • 吹禅 【スイゼン】 Zen blowing meditation (performed with shakuhachi)
  • 如来禅 【ニョライゼン】 Zen Buddhism based on the original teachings of Buddha

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan4, chan2
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • Zen
  • meditación

Portuguese

  • Zen
  • meditação silenciosa

French

  • Zen
  • méditation
1502 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3255 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1063 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1580 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1886 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1540 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1642 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
589 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1426 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
947 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1949 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24787P Morohashi
1032 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4104 New Nelson (John Haig)
1930 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
655 2001 Kanji
4e9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3225.6 Four corner code
3925.6 Four corner code
1-33-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7985 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Buddhist priest, monk
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 僧 【ソウ】 monk, priest, sangha (the Buddhist community)
  • 僧侶 【ソウリョ】 priest, monk, bonze
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 高僧 【コウソウ】 high priest, highly-ranked priest, virtuous priest, priest of great sanctity and learning

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
seng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • monje budista
  • bonzo

Portuguese

  • Monge budista

French

  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
1525 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
536 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1007 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1829 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1453 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
131 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
180 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
991 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1076X Morohashi
159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 New Nelson (John Haig)
982 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2178 2001 Kanji
2a11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2826.6 Four corner code
1-33-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50e7 Unicode hex code