8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N2

printing, print, brush

  • to print ②to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
  • -ず
  • -ずり
  • to daub
  • サツ

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Reading Commonality

サツ 60.7%
-ず 24.1%
-ずり 13.8%

Character Breakdown

printing, print, brush
サツ す.る -ずり (4th, N2)
male body part(屌) variant
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
towel, hanging scroll, width
キン フク おお.い (11th)
knife, standing sword radical (no. 18)

Common Words

to print (on) ②to instill (a thought, impression, etc.)
additional printing (esp. of books, etc.)
unbound book (damp from the press)
first print (run) ②first print of the new year (esp. newspaper printed on January 1)
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Unicode hex code 5237
JIS X 0208 1-26-94
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 210
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 479
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1273
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1623
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 853
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O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 802
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 1964
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1044
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1087
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 405
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 358
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 514
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 504
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1137
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 191
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1078
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2f6.9
Four corner code 7220.0
De Roo Code 3743