Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
storehouse, hide, own, have, possess
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
468 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 蔵 【ゾウ】 possession, ownership, Tibet, Tibetan people
  • 蔵書 【ゾウショ】 collection of books, (personal) library
  • 地蔵 【ジゾウ】 Kshitigarbha (bodhisattva who looks over children, travellers and the underworld), Ksitigarbha, Jizō
  • 内蔵 【ナイゾウ】 internal (e.g. disk), built-in, equipped (with)
  • 秘蔵 【ヒゾウ】 treasuring, cherishing, prizing, holding dear

Kun reading compounds

  • 蔵 【くら】 warehouse, storehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
  • 蔵元 【くらもと】 brewery (sake, soy), brewer, warehouse overseer
  • 大蔵 【おおくら】 Ministry of Finance
  • お蔵 【おくら】 shelving (a play, movie, etc.), closing down, cancelling, canceling, shelf (i.e. "on the shelf"), rice storehouse of the Edo shogunate

Readings

Japanese names:
くらし、 くらん、 くろう、 さし、 ざ、 ろう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cang2, zang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • almacén
  • depósito
  • bodega
  • esconder
  • guardar

Portuguese

  • armazém
  • esconder
  • possuir
  • ter

French

  • entrepôt
  • salle de stockage
  • cacher
  • avoir
  • posséder
833 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
936 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
923 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
429 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
779 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
873 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1360 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1111 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
667 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2995 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1530 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2088 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
858 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31885P Morohashi
2364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5182 New Nelson (John Haig)
850 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
986 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1959 2001 Kanji
3k12.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-12 SKIP code
2-3-11 SKIP code
4425.3 Four corner code
1-34-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8535 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
1-29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
house, home, family, professional, expert, performer
Kun:
いえうち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 家 【カ】 -ist, -er
  • 家屋 【カオク】 house, building
  • 研究家 【ケンキュウカ】 researcher, student (of)
  • 活動家 【カツドウカ】 activist
  • 家 【ケ】 house (e.g. of Tokugawa), family
  • 家来 【ケライ】 retainer, retinue, servant
  • 本家 【ホンケ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 家 【いえ】 house, residence, dwelling, family, household, lineage, family name
  • 家主 【やぬし】 landlord, landlady, house owner, home owner, head of the household
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 小家 【こいえ】 small and simple home
  • 屋 【や】 shop, store, restaurant, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 家内 【かない】 (my) wife, inside the home, one's family
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 家 【うち】 house, one's house, one's home, one's family, one's household
  • 家中 【うちじゅう】 whole family, entire family, all (members of) the family, all over the house, throughout the house, retainer of a daimyo, feudal domain, clan

Readings

Japanese names:
あり、 え、 く、 つか、 べ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia1, gu1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • casa
  • hogar
  • especialista

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar

French

  • maison
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
83 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
81 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1311 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
151 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
158 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
165 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
480 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7169 Morohashi
2273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 New Nelson (John Haig)
541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
46 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
751 2001 Kanji
3m7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
1-18-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb6 Unicode hex code