6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 1st grade
JLPT exam level N2

insect, bug, temper

Kun'yomi
  • insect ②worm ③(one's) unconscious ④nervousness
On'yomi
  • チュウ
Nanori

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

むし 65.9%
チュウ 34.1%

Character Breakdown

insect, bug, temper
むし チュウ キ (1st, N2)
in, inside, middle
チュウ なか うち (1st, N5)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
rising stroke
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)

Common Words

insect ②worm ③(one's) unconscious ④nervousness
roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) ②(metaphor for) location of one's feelings or sentiments ③(metaphor for) empty stomach
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References

Unicode hex code 866B
JIS X 0208 1-35-78
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4115
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5275
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3530
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4343
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 32804
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 873
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 893
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 114
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 875
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 74
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 60
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 466
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1604
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 523
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 6d0.1
Four corner code 5013.6
De Roo Code 1671