Kana: キュウ、すく.う
Romaji: kyū, suku.u


salvation, save, help, rescue, reclaim

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  66
Frequency:  799
Grade:  4
Skip Pattern:  1-7-4
Korean Reading:  gu
Chinese Reading:  jiu4
Unicode:  6551
JIS:  355F


Halpern Index: 1497
Nelson Index: 2051
New Nelson Index: 2344
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4i7.1
Four Corner Index: 4814.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 456
Gakken Index: 876
Japanese Names Index: 1406
Daikanwanjiten Index: 13221
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0508
Remembering the kanji Index: 936
Kanji Flashcards Index: 588
Kodansha Compact Index: 939
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 480
Kanji in Context Index: 934
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1003
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1358
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 945
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1006
Essential Kanji Index: 698
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1891
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1466
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 584
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 563


救う (すくう)
to rescue from; to help out of; to save
救助 (きゅうじょ)
relief; aid; rescue
救援 (きゅうえん)
relief; rescue; reinforcement
救命 (きゅうめい)
救済 (くさい、ぐさい)
salvation (from suffering based on Buddha's teachings)
救急 (きゅうきゅう)
first-aid; emergency (aid)
救出 (きゅうしゅつ)
rescue; extricate; reclaim; deliverance
救済 (きゅうさい)
relief; aid; rescue; salvation; help
救難 (きゅうなん)
rescue; salvage
救世主 (きゅうせいしゅ)
saviour; messiah
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