Jisho

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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, soroban, calculation (esp. of profit and loss), reckoning
  • 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

13 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
number, strength, fate, law, figures
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 戸数 【コスウ】 number of households (houses)
  • 枚数 【マイスウ】 the number of flat things, win-loss difference which influences the ranking of wrestlers
  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 数牌 【シューパイ】 suited tiles

Kun reading compounds

  • 数 【かず】 number, amount
  • 数多く 【かずおおく】 in great numbers
  • 手数 【てすう】 trouble, bother, number of moves (in go, shogi, etc.), number of punches (in boxing)
  • 口数 【くちかず】 number of words a person speaks, number of dependents, number of mouths to feed, number of shares, items, applications, etc.
  • 数える 【かぞえる】 to count, to enumerate
  • 屡々 【しばしば】 often, again and again, frequently, repeatedly

Readings

Japanese names:
じゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu4, shu3, shuo4
Korean:
su, chog

Spanish

  • número
  • cifra
  • contar

Portuguese

  • número
  • vigor
  • destino
  • lei
  • figuras

French

  • nombre
  • compter
  • destin
  • loi
  • chiffres
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
168 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
151 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2057 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
429 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2169 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
529 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
945 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2245 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
938 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13319 Morohashi
1790 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2353 New Nelson (John Haig)
929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
998 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
227 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1066 2001 Kanji
4i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9844.0 Four corner code
1-31-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6570 Unicode hex code