Kana: チュウ、ひる
Romaji: chū, hiru


daytime, noon

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  1
Frequency:  1115
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  3-3-6
Korean Reading:  ju
Chinese Reading:  zhou4
Unicode:  663c
JIS:  436B


Halpern Index: 3097
Nelson Index: 53
New Nelson Index: 2450
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4c5.15
Four Corner Index: 7710.6
Guide to Remembering Index: 172
Gakken Index: 863
Japanese Names Index: 983
Daikanwanjiten Index: 13886
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 0.0
Remembering the kanji Index: 1075
Busy People Index: 2.15
Kanji Flashcards Index: 189
Kodansha Compact Index: 974
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 188
Kanji in Context Index: 92
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1972
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2668
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1084
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1156
Essential Kanji Index: 828
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3841
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3772
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 279
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 184


noon; midday; daytime; lunch
昼夜 (ちゅうや)
day and night
お昼 (おひる)
lunch; noon
白昼 (はくちゅう)
daytime; midday
昼下がり (ひるさがり)
early afternoon
昼間 (ひるま、ちゅうかん)
daytime; during the day; time from sunrise until sunset; diurnal period
昼食 (ちゅうしょく、ちゅうじき、ひるげ)
lunch; midday meal; food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)
真昼 (まひる)
midday; broad daylight
昼寝 (ひるね)
nap (afternoon); siesta
昼休み (ひるやすみ)
lunch break; noon recess; noon rest period
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