6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N2

state, province

Kun'yomi
  • sandbank
On'yomi
  • シュ
    state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.) ②continent ③dear
  • sandbank
Nanori
  • くに

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

シュウ 91.1%
4.5%
4.5%

Character Breakdown

state, province
シュウ ス す (3rd, N2)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)
かわ セン か (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.) ②continent ③dear
Kyūshū (southernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
governor (of province or state) ②princes
white sandbar ②area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles ③gravel separating a noh stage from the audience ④court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
Shinshū (alt. name of former Shinano province)
Honshū (largest of the four main islands of Japan)
National Guard (esp. USA)
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References

Unicode hex code 5DDE
JIS X 0208 1-29-3
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 99
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1529
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 57
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 64
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Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 542
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 224
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 445
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 8678
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 304
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 195
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 195
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 424
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 490
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 320
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 271
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 553
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 549
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 130
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2f4.1
Four corner code 3200.0
De Roo Code 1254