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

pillar, post, cylinder, support

Kun'yomi
  • はしら pillar, post
On'yomi
  • チュウ bridge (of a koto, etc.)

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

pillar, post, cylinder
はしら チュウ (3rd, N2)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
lord, chief, master
シュ ぬし ス (3rd, N4)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)

References

Unicode hex code 67F1
JIS X 0208 1-35-76
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2236
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2631
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 896
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1109
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 603
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 797
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 268
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 286
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1385
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 854
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 826
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14660
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 345
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 598
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 608
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 278
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 629
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 366
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 338
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 990
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1084
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 274
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a5.12
Four corner code 4091.4
De Roo Code 1872