Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
Variants:
collide, brunt, highway, opposition (astronomy), thrust, pierce, stab, prick
Kun:
つ.く
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
972 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 衝 【ショウ】 important point (e.g. on a route), important role (responsibility, etc.), opposition
  • 衝撃 【ショウゲキ】 shock, impact, crash
  • 要衝 【ヨウショウ】 important point, strategic position, key point
  • 緩衝 【カンショウ】 buffered

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 衝羽根 【つくばね】 Buckleya lanceolata (species of parasitic deciduous shrub)

Readings

Chinese:
chong1, chong4
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • avenida
  • lugar importante
  • punto clave
  • chocar

Portuguese

  • colidir
  • o mais forte
  • rodovia
  • oposição (astronomia)
  • atravessar
  • furar
  • apunhalar
  • picar

French

  • collision
  • choc
  • route principale
  • opposition (astronomie)
  • point clé
  • percer
  • poignarder
  • piquer
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1-3-12 SKIP code
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