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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
口 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. director, official, govt office, rule, administer
Readings
Kun'yomi: つかさ、つかさど.る。
On'yomi: ス。(Kan'you-on Reading)
シ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 司

Dictionary Entries for 司

tsukasa
noun
  1. office; official
  2. chief; head
shi
noun
  1. office (government department beneath a bureau under the ritsuryo system)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 司

Construction of Character for 司

Radicals and parts present in 司
Radical mouth Kanji Details »
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 司
  1. 会意。「」+「」。人が小さい穴から覗くこと。人々をとりまとめるのに神意を伺い覗くの意。関連語に「」「」「」がある。

Kanji related to 司

  • 寿

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 司

French
  1. directeur, fonctionnaire, bureau administratif, gouverner, administrer
Portuguese
  1. diretor, oficial, escritório do govt, regra, administrar
Spanish
  1. dirigir, gobernar, ordenar

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