Kana: サン、セン、かけはし
Romaji: san, sen, kakehashi

Name Reading

Romaji: sa


scaffold, cleat, frame, jetty, bolt (door)

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  75
Frequency:  2093
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-4-6
Korean Reading:  jan
Chinese Reading:  zhan4
Unicode:  685f
JIS:  3B37


Halpern Index: 932
Nelson Index: 2252
New Nelson Index: 2658
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4a6.1
Four Corner Index: 4395.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 1308
Gakken Index: 2016
Japanese Names Index: 1094
Remembering the kanji Index: 367
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1435
Kodansha Compact Index: 1093
Kanji in Context Index: 1532
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 633
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 843
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 373
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 393
Essential Kanji Index: 1834
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1169
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1859
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1350


懸け橋 (かけはし)
suspension bridge; viaduct; temporary bridge; mediation; go-between
frame (i.e. of a sliding door); crosspiece; bar; sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut); rung (of a ladder)
桟敷 (さじき、さんじき)
reviewing stand; box; gallery
桟道 (さんどう)
plank road; corduroy
天井桟敷 (てんじょうさじき)
gallery (in a theatre); upper gallery; cheap seats; nosebleed section; the gods
sheathing (under thatched roofing); lath (used as a foundation for a mud plaster wall); decorative rafters (of alternating wood and bamboo)
桟橋 (さんばし、さんきょう)
wharf; bridge; jetty; pier
つんぼ桟敷 (つんぼさじき)
being kept uninformed; being cut off; out of the loop; upper gallery (where one can't hear); blind seat
浮き桟橋 (うきさんばし)
floating pier
障子の桟 (しょうじのさん)
frame of a shoji (paper sliding-door)
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