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

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On reading compounds

  • 禅 【ゼン】 dhyana (profound meditation), Zen (Buddhism)
  • 禅寺 【ゼンデラ】 Zen temple
  • 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

Chinese:
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

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence
Kun:
むね
On:
シュウソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
997 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 宗 【シュウ】 sect, denomination, tenets (of a religious sect)
  • 宗教 【シュウキョウ】 religion, religious affiliation, belief, faith, creed, religious activity
  • 浄土真宗 【ジョウドシンシュウ】 Jōdo Shinshū (offshoot of the Jōdo sect), True Pure Land School
  • 浄土宗 【ジョウドシュウ】 Pure Land sect (of Buddhism), Jodo (sect)
  • 宗 【ソウ】 origin, source, virtuous ancestor
  • 宗家 【ソウケ】 head of family, originator
  • 大宗 【タイソウ】 leading figure, foundation
  • 皇宗 【コウソウ】 imperial ancestors

Kun reading compounds

  • 旨 【むね】 principle, aim, main purpose, central part, pillar, purport, gist, drift, meaning, instructions, orders, intention, wishes
  • 正宗 【まさむね】 famous sword, sword blade by Masamune, sake, Japanese rice wine, brand of sake from Nada region during Tenpō era (1830-1844)

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 し、 そ、 そお、 たか、 とし、 のり、 ひろ、 むな、 もと、 よし
Chinese:
zong1
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • enseñanzas religiosas
  • fundamento
  • origen

Portuguese

  • religião
  • seita
  • denominação
  • ponto principal
  • origem
  • essência

French

  • religion
  • secte
  • confession
  • point principal
  • origine
  • essence
805 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
899 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
889 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1023 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
248 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1206 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
679 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
626 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
816 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
471 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2769 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1419 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1109 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7106 Morohashi
2228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 New Nelson (John Haig)
1100 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
865 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
741 2001 Kanji
3m5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3090.1 Four corner code
1-29-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b97 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
Kun:
さまさん
On:
ヨウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
493 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 様 【ヨウ】 appearing ..., looking ..., way to ..., method of ...ing, form, style, design, like, similar to, thing (thought or spoken)
  • 様式 【ヨウシキ】 style, form, pattern
  • 文様 【モンヨウ】 pattern, design
  • 一様 【イチヨウ】 uniform, equal, even, the same, identical, common, ordinary, usual

Kun reading compounds

  • 様 【さま】 Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms., makes a word more polite (usu. in fixed expressions), state, situation, appearance, manner
  • 様変わり 【さまがわり】 changing completely, transformation
  • 殿様 【とのさま】 nobleman, dignitary, lord, feudal lord (of the Edo period), daimyō, man brought up away from the world, arrogant man with little knowledge of the ways of the world
  • ご馳走様 【ごちそうさま】 thank you (for the meal), that was a delicious meal, thank you (for displaying lovey-dovey behaviour)
  • 唐行きさん 【からゆきさん】 karayuki-san, young Japanese women who were sent to work (mainly as prostitutes) in foreign countries, esp. in Southeast Asia (Meiji to early Showa)
  • 愛様 【いとさん】 daughter (of a good family)

Readings

Chinese:
yang4
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • forma
  • manera
  • situación
  • estilo
  • señor
  • señora
  • srta.

Portuguese

  • Senhor
  • estilo
  • modos
  • sufixo polido para senhor.

French

  • Monsieur, Madame
  • apparence
  • manière
  • sorte
  • état
  • suffixe de politesse
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
430 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
407 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
472 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
309 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
641 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
403 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1110 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
969 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
942 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15352P Morohashi
1052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2821 New Nelson (John Haig)
933 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1003 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
216 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
429 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1842 2001 Kanji
4a10.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
1-45-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
69d8 Unicode hex code