Jisho

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11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home town, village, native place, district
Kun:
さと
On:
キョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1077 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 郷 【キョウ】 hometown, rural township (of China)
  • 郷愁 【キョウシュウ】 nostalgia, homesickness
  • 同郷 【ドウキョウ】 same village, same town, same province
  • 理想郷 【リソウキョウ】 ideal land, earthly paradise, Utopia, Arcadia
  • 郷 【ゴウ】 countryside, country, 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)
  • 郷学 【ゴウガク】 village school (esp. in Edo-era Japan, and ancient Korea and China)
  • 水郷 【スイゴウ】 beautiful riverside location, lakeside district, canal district
  • 大西郷 【ダイサイゴウ】 the Great Saigo

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 無何有の郷 【むかうのさと】 utopia, (natural) paradise
  • 第二の故郷 【だいにのこきょう】 one's second home, home away from home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • ciudad natal
  • pueblo
  • lugar donde hay algo especial

Portuguese

  • cidade natal
  • aldeia
  • lugar de nascimento
  • distrito

French

  • village natal
  • village
  • lieu de naissance
  • région
852 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1004 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2112 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1024 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
664 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39498P Morohashi
549 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6145 New Nelson (John Haig)
1849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
920 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
2d8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
22-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90f7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
company, firm, office, association, shrine
Kun:
やしろ
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
21 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 社 【シャ】 company, association, society, regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour), counter for companies, shrines, etc.
  • 社員 【シャイン】 company employee, member of a corporation, company stockholder (esp. in legal contexts)
  • 大社 【タイシャ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 親会社 【オヤガイシャ】 parent company

Kun reading compounds

  • 社 【やしろ】 shrine (usually Shinto)
  • 大社 【たいしゃ】 grand shrine, famous shrine, Izumo Grand Shrine
  • 村のお社 【むらのおやしろ】 village shrine

Readings

Japanese names:
こそ
Chinese:
she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • compañía
  • asociación
  • sociedad
  • santuario shintoísta

Portuguese

  • companhia
  • firme
  • escritório
  • associação
  • templo

French

  • temple shinto
  • compagnie
  • firme
  • bureau
  • association
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
137 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
30 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3231 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
203 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
76 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1418 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24631P Morohashi
840 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4065 New Nelson (John Haig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
82 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
145 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
672 2001 Kanji
4e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
3421.0 Four corner code
28-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793e Unicode hex code