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ソウ//    あらそ.う/araso.u/    いか.でか/ika.deka/SOU/ソウ/    araso.u/あらそ.う/    ika.deka/いか.でか/

contend;  dispute;  argue Frenchse quereller;  se disputer Portugueselutar;  disputar;  discutir Spanishpelear;  disputar;  discutir;  competir

Radical: (claw).   Strokes: 6画.   Elements: ヨ一亅勹.   Pinyin: zhēng.   Hangul:  [jaeng].

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
ソウ無競むきょうそうmukyōsō】lacking opposition or competition
生存競せいぞんきょうそうseizonkyōsō】struggle for existence
百家ひゃっかそうめいhyakkasōmei】Let a hundred schools of thought contend
あらそarasouあらそうarasō】to compete; to quarrel; (usu. in negative form) to deny (e.g. evidence)
言いいいあらそうiiarasō】to quarrel; to dispute
別れわかれあらそうwakarearasō】to quarrel and separate
Codepoints and classification codes:
33-72JIS X 0208
2750.7Four Corner
2547De Roo
Dictionary indices:
186Classic Nelson
69The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2030New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1281Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1154Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
271A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
344Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
311Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
236Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 1 p. 411
529A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
302Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
451Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
295Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
558Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
467Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
107The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
361Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
274Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1162Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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