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

13 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
decorate, ornament, adorn, embellish
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飾緒 【ショクショ】 aiguillette (ornamental braided cord)
  • 服飾 【フクショク】 clothing and accessories, attire
  • 潤色 【ジュンショク】 rhetorical flourishes

Kun reading compounds

  • 飾る 【かざる】 to decorate, to ornament, to adorn
  • 飾り 【かざり】 decoration
  • 飾り気 【かざりけ】 affectation, showing off
  • 蓬莱飾り 【ほうらいかざり】 Kansai New Year decoration (made from food)
  • 松飾り 【まつかざり】 New Year's pine decorations

Readings

Japanese names:
しか
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • decorar
  • ornamentar
  • adornar
  • embellecer

Portuguese

  • decorar
  • ornamento
  • adornar
  • embelezar

French

  • décorer
  • orner
  • parer
  • embellir
1427 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
972 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5161 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1014 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1906 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2164 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
979 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1013 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
603 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1906 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1530 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1489 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44111P Morohashi
1717 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6683 New Nelson (John Haig)
1477 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1587 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
8b5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8872.7 Four corner code
30-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98fe Unicode hex code