11 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level 1

from, by, since, whence, through

  • to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow
  • したがえる
  • より
  • ジュウ
  • ショウ
  • ジュ

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

from, by, since
ジュウ ショウ ジュ (Kentei 1)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
two people
ショウ ジュウ ジュ (Kentei 1)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
stop, halt
と.まる や.める シ (2nd, N4)
divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
ボク うらな.う うらない (Kentei Pre-1)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 5F9E
JIS X 0208 1-55-47
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1615
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1747
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 479
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 579
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 436
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1296
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 10152
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3i7.3
Four corner code 2828.1