6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N2

Buddhist temple

  • temple (Buddhist)
  • counter for temples

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

てら 75.7%

Character Breakdown

Buddhist temple
てら ジ (2nd, N2)
soil, earth, ground
ド つち は (1st, N5)
measurement, tenth of a shaku, a little
スン す みき (6th, N1)

Contained In

Common Words

temple (Buddhist)
temple ②monk
Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine
Buddhist temple ②religious building
temple elementary school (during the Edo period)
mountain temple
dilapidated temple
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Unicode hex code 5BFA
JIS X 0208 1-27-91
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1054
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1373
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2164
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2687
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1367
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Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 158
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 170
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O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 268
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 45
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7414
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 133
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 41
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 41
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 228
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 475
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 149
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 125
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 328
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 500
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 160
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3b3.5
Four corner code 4034.1
De Roo Code 1448