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

14 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
jurisdiction, dominion, territory, fief, reign
Kun:
えり
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
138 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 領 【リョウ】 territory of (country)
  • 領域 【リョウイキ】 area, domain, territory, field, range, region, regime
  • 学習指導要領 【ガクシュウシドウヨウリョウ】 government course (curriculum) guidelines
  • 綱領 【コウリョウ】 general plan, main points, summary, platform (e.g. for a campaign), mission statement

Kun reading compounds

  • 襟 【えり】 collar, lapel, neckband, neck, nape of the neck, scruff of the neck
  • 襟足 【えりあし】 hairline at nape of neck, nape of neck
  • 盤領 【まるえり】 round collar (of traditional Japanese clothing)

Readings

Japanese names:
よう、 よし
Chinese:
ling3
Korean:
ryeong

Spanish

  • punto clave
  • control
  • controlar

Portuguese

  • jurisdição
  • domínio
  • território
  • feudo
  • reino

French

  • domaine
  • juridiction
  • territoire
  • fief
735 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
825 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
806 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
338 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5124 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
849 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1008 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
834 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
853 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
999 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1888 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1567 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
828 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1417 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43423 Morohashi
1224 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6628 New Nelson (John Haig)
1405 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1507 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
452 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
804 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2861 2001 Kanji
9a5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
8128.6 Four corner code
8138.6 Four corner code
46-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9818 Unicode hex code