Kana: ショウ、まね.く
Romaji: shō, mane.ku


beckon, invite, summon, engage

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  840
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  1-3-5
Korean Reading:  gyo
Chinese Reading:  zhao1
Unicode:  62db
JIS:  3E37


Halpern Index: 316
Nelson Index: 1882
New Nelson Index: 2124
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c5.22
Four Corner Index: 5706.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 712
Gakken Index: 747
Daikanwanjiten Index: 11968
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0191
Remembering the kanji Index: 650
Busy People Index: 3.13
Kanji Flashcards Index: 565
Kodansha Compact Index: 874
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 735
Kanji in Context Index: 696
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 236
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 281
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 657
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 702
Essential Kanji Index: 679
Kodansha Kanji Index: 374
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1377
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 814
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 687


招く (まねく)
to invite; to ask; to beckon; to wave someone in; to gesture to; to call in; to send for; to summon; to bring on oneself; to cause; to incur; to lead to; to result in
招集 (しょうしゅう)
calling or convening (a meeting, assembly, congress)
招致 (しょうち)
invitation; summons; bidding (e.g. to host the Olympics); calling
招き入れる (まねきいれる)
to invite in; to show someone in
招請 (しょうせい)
calling together; invitation
招待 (しょうたい、しょうだい)
招聘 (しょうへい)
(courteous) invitation; call; to invite (with the utmost courtesy, e.g. an expert or professor to give a lecture)
招き (まねき)
招魂 (しょうこん)
invocation of the dead
招き猫 (まねきねこ)
beckoning cat; figure of a cat with one paw raised (usu. white porcelain)
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