15 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N2

prize, reward, praise

Kun'yomi
  • める to praise, to admire, to speak well of someone
On'yomi
  • ショウ prize, award

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

prize, reward, praise
ショウ ほ.める (4th, N2)
esteem, furthermore, still
なお ショウ たか (9th, N1)
desert, border prairie, the 1st form is radical 13
キョウ ケイ まきがまえ
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
shellfish
かい バイ (1st, N2)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)

Contained In

References

Unicode hex code 8CDE
JIS X 0208 30-62
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1372
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5815
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2618
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3237
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1677
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2274
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 796
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 859
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 507
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2377
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 621
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 36813
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 511
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 500
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 509
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 641
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 930
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 542
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 625
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 711
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1738
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 804
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3n12.1
Four corner code 9080.6
De Roo Code 1061