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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
丶 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Readings
Kun'yomi: あるじ、ぬし、おも。
On'yomi: ス。(Go-on Reading)
シュ。(Kan-on Reading)
シュウ。

Japanese Meaning for 主

Dictionary Entries for 主

shujin
noun, no adjective
  1. head (of a household); proprietor (of a store); proprietress; landlord; landlady
  2. one's husband
  3. (one's) employer; (one's) master
  4. host; hostess
omo
na adjective, noun
  1. chief; main; principal; important
  2. main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
shu
shuu
noun, no adjective
  1. (one's) master
  2. Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God)
  3. the main thing; the majority; the primary concern
nushi
noun
  1. head (of a household, etc.); leader; master
  2. owner; proprietor; proprietress
  3. subject (of a rumour, etc.); doer (of a deed)
  4. guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers); long-time resident (or employee, etc.)
  5. husband
  6. you
nishi
noshi
pronoun
  1. you
su
suffix
  1. honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
aruji
noun
  1. head (of a household); proprietor (of a store); proprietress; landlord; landlady; master (of a servant)
  2. entertaining someone as one's guest

Stroke Order Diagrams for 主

Construction of Character for 主

Radicals and parts present in 主
Radical dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 主
  1. 象形灯火を象る。じっと一箇所に止まっていることを意味し、「」「」「」「」の音符となる。

Kanji related to 主

  • 使

Meanings in Other Languages for 主

French
  1. maître, seigneur, chef, principal, propriétaire, mari
Portuguese
  1. senhor, chefe, mestre, coisa principal, principal
Spanish
  1. señor, jefe, dueño, patrón

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