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/SHI/    つか.う/tsuka.u/    つか.い/tsuka.i/    -つか.い/-tsuka.i/    -づか.い/-duka.i/SHI//    tsuka.u/つか.う/    tsuka.i/つか.い/    -tsuka.i/-つか.い/    -duka.i/-づか.い/

use;  send on a mission;  order;  messenger;  envoy;  ambassador;  cause Frenchutiliser PortugueseUso;  usar Spanishusar;  manejar;  emplear

Radical: (human).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: ノ一⺅口.   Pinyin: shǐ / shì.   Hangul:  [sa].

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
SHI使こくしkokushi】exploitation; overuse; abuse
使しとshito】apostle; disciple
使みっしmisshi】secret messenger
つかtsukau使つかうtsukau】to use (a thing, method, etc.); to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to use (time, money, etc.); to use (language); to take (one's lunch)
金を使かねをつかうkanewotsukau】to spend money
召し使めしつかうmeshitsukau】to employ; to hire (a servant)
つかtsukai使いこなすつかいこなすtsukaikonasu】to handle (men); to master (a tool); to manage; to acquire a command of (a language)
使い慣れるつかいなれるtsukainareru】to get accustomed to using
Codepoints and classification codes:
4f7fUnicode
27-40JIS X 0208
1-2-6SKIP
2a6.2TKD
2520.6Four Corner
2166De Roo
Dictionary indices:
432Classic Nelson
196The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
90New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
68Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
990Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
226A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
556Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
210Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
573Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 1 p. 736
287A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
331Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
224Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
117Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
303Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
298Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
239The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
199Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.3Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
89Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
999Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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/SHI/    はじ.める/haji.meru/    -はじ.める/-haji.meru/    はじ.まる/haji.maru/SHI//    haji.meru/はじ.める/    -haji.meru/-はじ.める/    haji.maru/はじ.まる/

commence;  begin Frenchcommencer;  débuter Portugueseiniciar;  começar Spanishcomenzar;  empezar;  empezar (trans.);  empezar (intrans.)

Radical: (woman).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: 口女厶.   Variants: .   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si].   Nanori: もとmoto.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
SHIげんしじんgenshijin】primitive man
一貫しゅうしいっかんshūshiikkan】consistency; unchanging from beginning to end
末書しまつしょshimatsusho】written explanation or apology
はじめるhajimeruめるはじめるhajimeru】to start; to open (e.g. a store); to start (doing something)
降りめるふりはじめるfurihajimeru】to begin to fall (rain, etc.)
めるしはじめるshihajimeru】to begin; to start
はじまるhajimaruまるはじまるhajimaru】to begin
千里の行も足下にまるせんりのこうもそっかにはじまるsenrinokōmosokkanihajimaru】a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Codepoints and classification codes:
59cbUnicode
27-47JIS X 0208
1-3-5SKIP
3e5.9TKD
4346.0Four Corner
1777De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1208Classic Nelson
1203The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
281New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
211Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
747Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
465A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1092Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
545Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
6166Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 661
288A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
494Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
225Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
155Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
304Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
299Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
321The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
129Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.16Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
439Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
755Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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/SHI/SHI//

history;  chronicle Frenchhistoire;  chronique Portuguesehistória;  crônica Spanishhistoria;  crónica

Radical: (mouth).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: ノ口.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [sa].   Nanori: あきら / あや /  /  / ちか / とし / なか / のぶ / ひさ / ひと / ふみakira / aya / o / ko / chika / toshi / naka / nobu / hisa / hito / fumi.

Jōyō Kanji 4th Grade.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
SHIししょshisho】history book
ゆうしyūshi】recorded in history; historical
ぜんしzenshi】prehistory
Codepoints and classification codes:
53f2Unicode
27-43JIS X 0208
4-5-4SKIP
0a5.38TKD
5000.6Four Corner
1666De Roo
Dictionary indices:
91Classic Nelson
697The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3510New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
2188Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
692Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
563A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
183Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
81Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
3249Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 760
496A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
332Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
411Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
398Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
523Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
450Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
300The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
705Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
317Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
699Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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/SHI/    /ya/SHI//    ya//

dart;  arrow Frenchfléchette;  flèche Portuguesedardo;  flecha Spanishflecha

Radical: (arrow).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: ノ大一.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si].

Jōyō Kanji 2nd Grade.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
SHIいっしisshi】an arrow; (a) retort
yaゆみやyumiya】bow and arrow
やぐらyagura】turret; high wooden stage; wooden frame (of a kotatsu); weapons storehouse
やじるしyajirushi】arrow (mark or symbol); directional marker or indicator
Codepoints and classification codes:
77e2Unicode
44-80JIS X 0208
2-2-3SKIP
0a5.19TKD
8043.0Four Corner
2363De Roo
Dictionary indices:
3168Classic Nelson
3976The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2009New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1267Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1220Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1092A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
215Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1335Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
23929Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 8 p. 276
981A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
213Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1566Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
145Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
110Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
593Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1393Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1228Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

/SHI/    /KI/    くそ/kuso/SHI//    KI//    kuso/くそ/

shit;  excrement

Radical: (corpse).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 米尸.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si]  [hoe].

Example compounds:
SHI尿しにょうshinyō】excreta; raw sewage; human waste; night soil
尿処理しにょうしょりshinyōshori】sewage disposal
しふんshifun】urine and excrement
くそkusoくそkuso】bullshit; feces; damn (adds emphasis and or annoyance to next word, e.g. damn hot, damn kids, etc.)
はなくそhanakuso】nasal discharge; nasal mucus; snot
みみくそmimikuso】earwax; cerumen
Codepoints and classification codes:
5c4eUnicode
53-93JIS X 0208
3-3-6SKIP
3r6.1TKD
7729.4Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
1390Classic Nelson
1419The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
989Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
7689Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 4 p. 153

/SHI/SHI//

arrow

Radical: (bamboo).   Strokes: 11画.   Elements: 竹矢.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si].

Codepoints and classification codes:
7b36Unicode
67-93JIS X 0208
2-6-5SKIP
6f5.8TKD
8843.0Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
4257The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
25954Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 8 p. 765

/SHI/SHI//

pig;  hog;  pig radical (no. 152)

Radical: (pig).   Strokes: 7画.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [si].

Example compounds:
Codepoints and classification codes:
8c55Unicode
76-21JIS X 0208
4-7-1SKIP
0a7.1TKD
1023.2Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
4471Classic Nelson
5742The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3543New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
530Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
36334Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 10 p. 654

/SHI/    は.せる/ha.seru/    はや.い/haya.i/SHI//    ha.seru/は.せる/    haya.i/はや.い/

run fast

Radical: (horse).   Strokes: 15画.   Elements: ノ口馬.   Pinyin: shǐ.   Hangul:  [sa].

Codepoints and classification codes:
99dbUnicode
81-43JIS X 0208
1-10-5SKIP
10a5.1TKD
7530.6Four Corner
Dictionary indices:
5202Classic Nelson
6738The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2348Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
44679Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 12 p. 514

/SHI/    はじ.める/haji.meru/    はじ.まる/haji.maru/SHI//    haji.meru/はじ.める/    haji.maru/はじ.まる/

the beginning;  to start;  to begin;  to be the first

Radical: (second).   Strokes: 6画.   Elements: 乙厶口.   Variants: 始兘.   Pinyin: shǐ.

Codepoints and classification codes:
4e68Unicode
16-23JIS X 0212
1-5-1SKIP
Dictionary indices:
181Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi

/SHI/    はじ.める/haji.meru/    はじ.まる/haji.maru/SHI//    haji.meru/はじ.める/    haji.maru/はじ.まる/

Radical: (legs).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 二儿厶口元.   Variants: 始乨.   Pinyin: shǐ.

Codepoints and classification codes:
5158Unicode
18-75JIS X 0212
1-4-5SKIP
Dictionary indices:
1378Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi

/SHI/SHI//

Radical: (roof).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: 宀米.   Pinyin: shǐ.

Codepoints and classification codes:
5ba9Unicode
26-50JIS X 0212
2-3-6SKIP
Dictionary indices:
7147Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi

/SHI/    かなわ/kanawa/    さ.す/sa.su/SHI//    kanawa/かなわ/    sa.su/さ.す/

Radical: (metal).   Strokes: 13画.   Elements: 丶ノ口金.   Pinyin: shǐ.

Codepoints and classification codes:
9242Unicode
67-57JIS X 0212
2-90-57JIS X 0213
1-8-5SKIP
Dictionary indices:
40283Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi
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