Kana: ショウ、てのひら、たなごころ
Romaji: shō, tenohira, tanagokoro


manipulate, rule, administer, conduct, palm of hand

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  42
Frequency:  1757
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-5-7
Korean Reading:  jang
Chinese Reading:  zhang3
Unicode:  638c
JIS:  3E38


Halpern Index: 2602
Nelson Index: 1366
New Nelson Index: 2200
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3n9.4
Four Corner Index: 9050.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1402
Gakken Index: 1618
Japanese Names Index: 1748
Daikanwanjiten Index: 12248
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0269
Remembering the kanji Index: 801
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1360
Kodansha Compact Index: 850
Kanji in Context Index: 1677
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1666
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2256
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 809
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 864
Essential Kanji Index: 1210
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3215
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1047
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1537


palm (of one's hand)
車掌 (しゃしょう)
(train) conductor
管掌 (かんしょう)
taking charge; management
職掌 (しょくしょう)
official duties; office; function
掌編 (しょうへん)
(very) short story or article; short short story; conté
掌握 (しょうあく)
grasping; seizing; holding
合掌 (がっしょう)
pressing one's hands together in prayer; triangular frame of a thatched roof; Yours sincerely; Yours truly; Sincerely yours
所掌 (しょしょう)
under one's jurisdiction; having jurisdiction
分掌 (ぶんしょう)
division of duties
掌中 (しょうちゅう)
in the hand; (something) easily manipulated
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