Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
collar, neck, lapel, one's inner feelings
Kun:
えり
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2030 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 襟懐 【キンカイ】 (one's) inner thoughts, feelings
  • 襟度 【キンド】 magnanimity, generosity, welcoming personality
  • 胸襟 【キョウキン】 one's heart
  • 開襟 【カイキン】 unbuttoning a collar, opening up (one's heart), open-necked shirt

Kun reading compounds

  • 襟 【えり】 collar, lapel, neckband, neck, nape of the neck, scruff of the neck
  • 襟巻き 【えりまき】 muffler (often fur), scarf, comforter
  • 台襟 【だいえり】 neckband (of a shirt)
  • 掛け襟 【かけえり】 protective collar on kimono or bed clothes

Readings

Chinese:
jin1
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • cuello
  • solapa
  • corazón
  • pensamiento

Portuguese

  • colarinho
  • pescoço
  • lapela

French

  • nuque
  • col
  • revers
1181 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4267 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1733 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1537 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1639 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1555 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1637 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1599 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
845 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34647 Morohashi
1252 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5504 New Nelson (John Haig)
1099 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1180 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1905 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
641 2001 Kanji
5e13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-13 SKIP code
3429.1 Four corner code
22-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
895f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
head
Parts:
neck, counter for songs and poems
Kun:
くび
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
98 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 首 【シュ】 counter for songs and poems
  • 首級 【シュキュウ】 decapitated head of an enemy
  • 元首 【ゲンシュ】 sovereign, ruler, head of state
  • 百人一首 【ヒャクニンイッシュ】 100 poems by 100 famous poets, (playing) cards of one hundred famous poems

Kun reading compounds

  • 首 【くび】 neck, head, dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
  • 首飾り 【くびかざり】 necklace, choker
  • 縛り首 【しばりくび】 (death by) hanging
  • 猪首 【いくび】 bull neck

Readings

Japanese names:
おびと、 こべ、 す
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • cuello
  • principio

Portuguese

  • pescoço

French

  • cou
  • compteur de chansons ou poèmes
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
139 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
208 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
920 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1910 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2818 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
70 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44489 Morohashi
2265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6719 New Nelson (John Haig)
70 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
74 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2o7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
28-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9996 Unicode hex code