11 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

feel ashamed

  • はじ
  • すすめ
  • embarrassing ②disgraceful
  • シュウ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

シュウ 96.6%
ずかしい 3.4%

Character Breakdown

feel ashamed
シュウ は.ずかしい はじ.る (11th)
sheep(羊) variant
to divide
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)
sign of the ox or cow, 1-3AM, second sign of Chinese zodiac
うし チュウ ひろ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)

Common Words

the charms of a uniquely beautiful woman
charms of a uniquely beautiful woman
shame and hatred of evil
the charms of a uniquely beautiful woman
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Unicode hex code 7F9E
JIS X 0208 1-70-23
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3661
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4664
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4106
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2823
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2198
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 28471
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1806
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2o9.4
Four corner code 8021.5
De Roo Code 973