Kana: チュウ
Romaji: chū

Name Readings

Kana: きよし、たた、ただ、ただし、なお
Romaji: kiyoshi, tata, tada, tadashi, nao


loyalty, fidelity, faithfulness

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  61
Frequency:  1113
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  2-4-4
Korean Reading:  chung
Chinese Reading:  zhong1
Unicode:  5fe0
JIS:  4369


Halpern Index: 2433
Nelson Index: 1653
New Nelson Index: 1801
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4k4.6
Four Corner Index: 5033.6
Guide to Remembering Index: 936
Gakken Index: 1040
Japanese Names Index: 705
Daikanwanjiten Index: 10353
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0966
Remembering the kanji Index: 602
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1289
Kodansha Compact Index: 773
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 948
Kanji in Context Index: 758
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1575
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2154
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 609
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 648
Essential Kanji Index: 632
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3087
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1658
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 842
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 869


loyalty; devotion; fidelity; faithfulness; inspector of the Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (ritsuryo period)
忠誠 (ちゅうせい)
loyalty; sincerity; allegiance; fidelity; integrity
忠義 (ちゅうぎ)
loyalty; devotion
忠臣 (ちゅうしん)
loyal retainer; loyal subject
忠良 (ちゅうりょう)
忠実 (ちゅうじつ、まめ)
faithful; loyal; devoted; hardworking; painstaking; diligent; healthy; fit
忠臣蔵 (ちゅうしんぐら)
performance or narrative based on the story of the Forty-seven Ronin (esp. the Kanadehon Chushingura, an epic puppet play first performed in 1748)
忠告 (ちゅうこく)
advice; warning
忠信 (ちゅうしん)
faithfulness; devotion
忠節 (ちゅうせつ)
loyalty; allegiance; fidelity
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