Jisho

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Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詛呪 【ソジュ】 curse
  • 呪詛 【ジュソ】 curse, malediction, hex

Kun reading compounds

  • 呪う 【のろう】 to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zu3
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4330 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35390 Morohashi
5580 New Nelson (John Haig)
7a5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0761.0 Four corner code
1-75-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a5b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
spell, curse, charm, malediction
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呪 【ジュ】 spell, curse, dharani, mantra
  • 呪術 【ジュジュツ】 magic, sorcery, incantation
  • 消災呪 【ショウサイジュ】 disaster-preventing incantation, disaster-preventing dharani
  • 明呪 【ミョウジュ】 mantra
  • 呪詛 【ジュソ】 curse, malediction, hex

Kun reading compounds

  • 呪う 【まじなう】 to pray that one avoids disaster or illness, to pray for harm or death to come upon someone, to curse, to charm, to conjure, to cast a spell (on someone), to treat illness (with a prayer)
  • 呪い 【のろい】 curse, spell, malediction
  • 呪い殺す 【のろいころす】 to curse someone to death, to put a deadly curse on someone
  • 呪い 【まじない】 charm, incantation, spell, curse
  • 呪う 【のろう】 to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • maldición
  • hechizo
  • maldecir
  • hechizar
  • encantar

Portuguese

French

912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3443 Morohashi
764 New Nelson (John Haig)
2169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
108 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6601.0 Four corner code
1-28-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
546a Unicode hex code