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シュウ/SHŪ/    ソウ//    むね/mune/SHUU/シュウ/    SOU/ソウ/    mune/むね/

religion;  sect;  denomination;  main point;  origin;  essence Frenchreligion;  secte;  confession;  point principal;  origine;  essence Portuguesereligião;  seita;  denominação;  ponto principal;  origem;  essência Spanishenseñanzas religiosas;  fundamento;  origen

Radical: (roof).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: 示二小宀.   Pinyin: zōng.   Hangul:  [jong].   Nanori: かず /  /  / そお / たか / とし / のり / ひろ / むな / もと / よしkazu / shi / so /  / taka / toshi / nori / hiro / muna / moto / yoshi.

Jōyō Kanji 6th Grade.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
シュウSHŪしゅうしshūshi】tenets (doctrines) of a religious sect; (religious) sect
かいしゅうkaishū】religious conversion
しゅうそshūso】sect founder
ソウそうけsōke】head of family; originator
主国そうしゅこくsōshukoku】suzerain state; state that controls another in international affairs, but allows it domestic sovereignty
そうしょうsōshō】master; teacher
むねmuneむねmune】center (centre); purport
まさむねmasamune】famous sword; sake
Codepoints and classification codes:
29-01JIS X 0208
3090.1Four Corner
741De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1294Classic Nelson
1321The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2228New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1419Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1100Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1023A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
679Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
248Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
7106Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 954
889A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
616Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
805Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
1206Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
899Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
865Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
816Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
471Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1109Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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