5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N4

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

Kun'yomi
  • head (of a household, etc.) ②owner ③you
  • chief ②main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • head (of a household) ②entertaining someone as one's guest
On'yomi
  • シュ
    (one's) master ②Lord ③the main thing
  • honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • シュ
    (one's) master ②Lord ③the main thing
Nanori
  • かず
  • もん

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

シュ 67.6%
ぬし 11.2%
あるじ 7.1%
おも 5.1%
4.3%
4.3%
シュウ 0.2%

Character Breakdown

lord, chief, master
シュ ぬし あるじ (3rd, N4)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)

Contained In

Common Words

head (of a household) ②one's husband ③(one's) employer ④host
protagonist ②head (of a household)
master ②Your lordship ③husband
Buddhist priest ②close-cropped hair ③boy ④not catching anything (in fishing)
(present) head of a family
head (of a household) ②entertaining someone as one's guest
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References

Unicode hex code 4E3B
JIS X 0208 1-28-71
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 285
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 38
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1938
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 100
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 155
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 155
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 237
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 106
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 315
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 252
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 34
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 70
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.10
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 19
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 272
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4f1.1
Four corner code 0010.4
De Roo Code 472