Kana: ショウ、め.す
Romaji: shō,


seduce, call, send for, wear, put on, ride in, buy, eat, drink, catch (cold)

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  5
Radical Number:  18
Frequency:  1540
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-2-3
Korean Reading:  jo
Chinese Reading:  zhao1
Unicode:  53ec
JIS:  3E24


Halpern Index: 2001
Nelson Index: 668
New Nelson Index: 695
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2f3.3
Four Corner Index: 1760.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1387
Gakken Index: 1473
Japanese Names Index: 152
Daikanwanjiten Index: 3241
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0751
Remembering the kanji Index: 86
Kanji Flashcards Index: 396
Kodansha Compact Index: 279
Kanji in Context Index: 1691
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1261
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1727
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 87
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 90
Essential Kanji Index: 1115
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2494
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3577
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1043


召喚 (しょうかん)
summons; summonsing; citation; subpoena; arraigning; calling; summoning
召す (めす)
to call; to invite; to send for; to summon; to eat; to drink; to put on; to wear; to ride; to catch (a cold); to take (a bath); to tickle (one's fancy); to put on (years); to commit (seppuku); to do; honorific suffix used after the -masu stem of a verb
召し使い (めしつかい)
servant; menial
応召 (おうしょう)
respond to a call for military service; being called to the colours (colors)
召致 (しょうち)
calling together
召集 (しょうしゅう)
convening; calling together (e.g. parliament)
召還 (しょうかん)
recall (esp. of an envoy or an ambassador); calling someone back; summons (home)
召し出す (めしだす)
to call out; to summon
お召し (おめし)
summoning; calling; riding; wearing; dressing; clothing; (high-quality) silk crepe (fabric)
召し捕る (めしとる)
to arrest; to apprehend; to call; to summon
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