Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
soul, spirit
Kun:
たましいたま
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魂 【コン】 Yang energy, spirit
  • 魂胆 【コンタン】 ulterior motive, plot, scheme, complicated circumstances, intricacies
  • 鎮魂 【チンコン】 repose of a soul, ceremony for the repose of a departed soul
  • 入魂 【ニュウコン】 putting one's heart and soul (into), giving one's all, breathing a soul into (e.g. a Buddhist statue), intimacy, familiarity

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂不死説 【たましいふしせつ】 (theory of) the immortality of the soul
  • 一寸の虫にも五分の魂 【いっすんのむしにもごぶのたましい】 tread on a worm and it will turn, even a tiny bug will defend itself, even the weakest and smallest beings have their own wills, so do not make light of them
  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead
  • 稲魂 【うかのみたま】 the god of foodstuffs (esp. of rice)
  • 亡き魂 【なきたま】 departed soul, spirit

Readings

Chinese:
hun2
Korean:
hon

Spanish

  • alma
  • espíritu
  • corazón

Portuguese

  • alma
  • espírito

French

  • âme
  • esprit
1280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5278 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1917 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2488 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1525 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1754 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1927 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1346 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2040 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45787 Morohashi
1063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6835 New Nelson (John Haig)
2021 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2177 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1746 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
5f9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1671.3 Four corner code
1-26-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b42 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
pillar, post, cylinder, support
Kun:
はしら
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柱 【チュウ】 bridge (of a koto, etc.), cylinder, prism
  • 柱穴 【チュウケツ】 posthole (archaeology)
  • 支柱 【シチュウ】 prop, stay, support, brace, fulcrum
  • 氷柱 【ツララ】 icicle, ice pillar (for cooling a room), ice

Kun reading compounds

  • 柱 【はしら】 pillar, post, support, prop, mainstay, counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
  • 柱穴 【ちゅうけつ】 posthole (archaeology)
  • 杖柱 【つえはしら】 person upon whom one relies
  • 心の柱 【しんのはしら】 central pillar of a pagoda

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • pilar
  • columna
  • poste

Portuguese

  • pilar
  • poste
  • cilindro
  • apoio

French

  • poteau
  • cylindre
  • support
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
366 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
345 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2236 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
826 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
629 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
854 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
598 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
608 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
990 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1084 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1109 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
274 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14660 Morohashi
896 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2631 New Nelson (John Haig)
268 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
286 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
338 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4091.4 Four corner code
1-35-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f1 Unicode hex code