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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
示 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. company, firm, office, association, shrine
Readings
Kun'yomi: やしろ。(Jouyou Reading)
くみあい、あり、こそ、たか。
On'yomi: ジャ。(Go-on Reading)
シャ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 社

Dictionary Entries for 社

yashiro
noun
  1. shrine (usually Shinto)
sha
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. company; association; society
  2. regional Chinese god of the earth (or a village built in its honour)
  3. counter for companies, shrines, etc.

Stroke Order Diagrams for 社

Construction of Character for 社

Radicals and parts present in 社
Part soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
Part cult, showing radical (no. 113) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 社
  1. 示 (祭壇の意)+土 (盛り土の意)、会意形声

Kanji related to 社

Meanings in Other Languages for 社

French
  1. temple shinto, compagnie, firme, bureau, association
Portuguese
  1. companhia, firme, escritório, associação, templo
Spanish
  1. compañía, asociación, sociedad, santuario shintoísta

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