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

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

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
wheel, ring, circle, link, loop, counter for wheels and flowers
Kun:
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
693 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 輪 【リン】 counter for wheels and flowers
  • 輪郭 【リンカク】 contour, outline, border, silhouette, summary, outline, sketch, looks, features, appearance
  • 三輪 【サンリン】 three wheels
  • 競輪 【ケイリン】 keirin, cycle racing event, usu. 2km with a paced start and sprint finish

Kun reading compounds

  • 輪 【わ】 ring, circle, loop, hoop, wheel, circle (e.g. of friends)
  • 輪切り 【わぎり】 round slices
  • 埴輪 【はにわ】 haniwa, hollow unglazed terracotta figure from the Kofun period
  • 後輪 【こうりん】 rear wheel, cantle

Readings

Japanese names:
なわ、 も
Chinese:
lun2
Korean:
ryun

Spanish

  • rueda
  • anillo
  • círculo
  • eslabón
  • contador de flores
  • aro

Portuguese

  • roda
  • argola
  • círculo
  • elo
  • laço
  • comtador para rodas e flores

French

  • roue
  • anneau
  • cercle
  • maillon
  • boucle
  • compteur de roues ou fleurs
533 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
601 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
846 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1221 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1999 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1067 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1436 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38400 Morohashi
1589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5973 New Nelson (John Haig)
1822 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
630 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
7c8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
5802.7 Four corner code
46-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f2a Unicode hex code