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

circumference, circuit, lap

Kun'yomi
  • circumference ②surroundings ③people surrounding oneself
On'yomi
  • シュ
    counter for laps or circuits ②perimeter ③Zhou dynasty (of China; approx. 1046-256 BCE)
Nanori
  • あまね
  • しゅ
  • ちか
  • のり
  • ひろ
  • びび
  • まこと

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

シュウ 62.8%
まわ 36.8%
0.4%

Character Breakdown

circumference, circuit, lap
シュウ まわ.り す (4th, N2)
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
good luck(吉) variant
soil, earth, ground
ド つち は (1st, N5)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)

Contained In

調

Common Words

circumference ②surroundings ③people surrounding oneself
counter for laps or circuits ②perimeter ③Zhou dynasty (of China; approx. 1046-256 BCE)
surroundings ②circumference
circumference ②(computer) peripheral
whole year ②n-th year anniversary
frequency (esp. of waveforms)
how others look at you
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References

Unicode hex code 5468
JIS X 0208 1-28-94
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 622
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 768
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2998
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3720
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1903
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Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 317
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 339
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 694
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 736
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 187
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 3441P
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 504
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 91
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 91
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 632
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 409
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 532
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 507
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 558
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 324
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 323
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2r6.1
Four corner code 7722.0
De Roo Code 3649