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Kanji: 主

KANJI
5 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
ぬし
おも
あるじ
 ON 音 
シュ
シュウ
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N4 (upper beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 8 (completion of 3rd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 3rd grade in Japan
Radical:
Radical name:
てん
Meaning:
Lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Usage:
Appears very frequently in Japanese newspapers; only about 90 kanji are used more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N4
(ごしゅじん)
(honorable) your husband
N3
(おも)
mainly, primarily
N3
(しゅぎ)
doctrine, rule, principle
N3
(しゅちょう)
claim, request, insistence, assertion
N3
(しゅふ)
housewife, mistress
N3
(しゅよう)
chief, main, principal, major
N2
(しゅご)
(gram) subject
N2
(しゅやく)
leading part, leading actor (actress)
N2
(やぬし)
landlord
N1
(いえぬし)
landlord
N1
(くんしゅ)
ruler, monarch
N1
(しゅえん)
starring, playing the leading part
N1
(しゅかん)
subjectivity, subject, ego
N1
(しゅけん)
sovereignty, supremacy, dominion
N1
(しゅさい)
organization, sponsorship
N1
(しゅしょく)
staple food
N1
(しゅじんこう)
protagonist, main character, hero(ine) (of a story), head of household
N1
(しゅたい)
subject, main constituent
N1
(しゅだい)
subject, theme, motif
N1
(しゅどう)
main leadership
N1
(しゅにん)
person in charge, responsible official
N1
(じしゅ)
independence, autonomy
N1
(じぬし)
landlord
N1
(みんしゅ)
democratic, the head of the nation
Certain kanji information is from KANJIDIC, which is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.
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