Jisho

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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

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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

15 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
sideways, side, horizontal, width, woof, unreasonable, perverse
Kun:
よこ
On:
オウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
480 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 横線 【オウセン】 horizontal line
  • 横行 【オウコウ】 walking sideways, staggering, striding, being rampant, being widespread, being prevalent
  • 専横 【センオウ】 arbitrariness, despotism, high-handedness, tyranny
  • 正横 【セイオウ】 abeam

Kun reading compounds

  • 横 【よこ】 horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down, side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth, side (of a box, etc.), beside, aside, next to, unconnected
  • 横線 【おうせん】 horizontal line
  • 真横 【まよこ】 directly horizontal, right beside
  • 縦中横 【たてちゅうよこ】 using horizontal characters in vertical writing

Readings

Chinese:
heng2, heng4
Korean:
hoeng

Spanish

  • lateral
  • lado
  • horizontal
  • egoísta
  • incorrecto
  • costado

Portuguese

  • De lado
  • lado
  • horizontal
  • largura
  • trama (tecidos)

French

  • latéral
  • côté
  • horizontal
  • largeur
  • trame (tissu)
355 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
255 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
235 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
297 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2361 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
470 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
644 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2301 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
781 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
795 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1111 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1350 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1767 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15484P Morohashi
1066 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2854 New Nelson (John Haig)
1751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1888 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
432 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1861 2001 Kanji
4a11.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-11 SKIP code
4498.6 Four corner code
18-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a2a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
shake, wave, wag, swing
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
614 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 振り子 【フリコ】 pendulum
  • 振興 【シンコウ】 promotion, encouragement
  • 奪三振 【ダツサンシン】 striking a batter out
  • 不振 【フシン】 dullness, slump, stagnation, inactivity, depression

Kun reading compounds

  • 振る 【ふる】 to wave, to shake, to swing, to sprinkle, to throw (dice), to cast (actor), to allocate (work), to turn down (somebody), to reject, to jilt, to dump, to abandon, to give up, to ruin, to add kana indicating a reading of a word, to slightly change headings, to change directions, to extract by broiling, to prepare an infusion of, to decoct, to carry with great vigor (e.g. a portable shrine), to bring up a topic, to lead to a topic, to replace, to substitute, to set up a joke for somebody else
  • 振る舞い 【ふるまい】 behavior, behaviour, conduct
  • 振る 【ぶる】 to assume the air of ..., to behave like ..., to put on airs, to be self-important
  • 振り 【ふり】 swing, shake, wave, swinging, appearance, behaviour, pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to), going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction, move (dance), postures, lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question), lead up, unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment, counter for swords, blades, etc., not wearing underwear or pants
  • 振替 【ふりかえ】 transfer, switching over, change, money transfer (usu. between accounts held by the same person), postal transfer
  • 口振 【こうふり】 direct debit, account-to-account transfer
  • 棒手振り 【ぼてふり】 Edo-era street merchant who carried wares hanging from a pole, hawking them in the street
  • 振るう 【ふるう】 to swing, to wield (physically), to exert, to exercise (e.g. power, ability), to exhibit, to display, to wield (metaphorically), to flourish, to prosper, to thrive

Readings

Japanese names:
ふり
Chinese:
zhen4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • sacudir
  • ondear
  • agitar
  • vibrar
  • balancear

Portuguese

  • agitar
  • onda
  • sacudir
  • balançar

French

  • secouer
  • saupoudrer
  • remuer
  • balancer
  • feindre
1437 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
600 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1920 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1612 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1320 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
954 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
984 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
892 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
515 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2030 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12093 Morohashi
430 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2171 New Nelson (John Haig)
2011 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1338 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1365 2001 Kanji
3c7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
5103.2 Four corner code
31-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
632f Unicode hex code