Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
ear
Parts:
Variants:
post, employment, work
On:
ショクソク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 職員 【ショクイン】 staff member, employee, worker, personnel
  • 住職 【ジュウショク】 chief priest (of a Buddhist temple)
  • 休職 【キュウショク】 temporary retirement, suspension from office
  • 職 【ショク】 job, work, employment, occupation, position, duties, trade, skill
  • 有職 【ユウショク】 holding a job, being employed, being learned, being knowledgeable, having great artistic talent, being a skilled performer, being well-versed in usages or practices of the court or military households

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2
Korean:
jig

Spanish

  • puesto
  • empleo
  • ocupación

Portuguese

  • posto
  • emprego
  • trabalho

French

  • poste de travail
  • emploi
  • travail
819 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
743 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
721 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
335 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3718 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
432 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
839 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2734 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
386 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
513 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1586 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
960 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
832 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29183 Morohashi
1425 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4742 New Nelson (John Haig)
824 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
887 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
253 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
823 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3259 2001 Kanji
6e12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-12 SKIP code
1315.0 Four corner code
1-31-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8077 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質疑 【シツギ】 question, interpellation
  • 変質 【ヘンシツ】 alteration (of character or essence), change in quality, transformation, deterioration, degeneration, transmutation
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 pawn, pawned article, pledge, security, guarantee
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 nature (of a person), disposition, temperament, nature (of something), character, kind, sort
  • 質がいい 【たちがいい】 good-natured, of good character
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
1-28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code