Kana: チン、しず.める、しず.まる、おさえ
Romaji: chin, shizu.meru, shizu.maru, osae

Name Readings

Kana: しげ、じん、ちか、しん
Romaji: shige, jin, chika, shin


tranquilize, ancient peace-preservation centers

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  18
Radical Number:  167
Frequency:  1617
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-8-10
Korean Reading:  jin
Chinese Reading:  zhen4
Unicode:  93ae
JIS:  4443


Halpern Index: 1759
Nelson Index: 4903
New Nelson Index: 6328
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 8a10.6
Four Corner Index: 8418.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 1605
Gakken Index: 1520
Japanese Names Index: 2751
Daikanwanjiten Index: 40745
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 11.0617
Remembering the kanji Index: 276
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1857
Kodansha Compact Index: 1833
Kanji in Context Index: 1606
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1154
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1570
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 282
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 294
Essential Kanji Index: 1348
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2210
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2861
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1909


a weight; temple supervisor; town (of China)
鎮座 (ちんざ)
重鎮 (じゅうちん)
leader; authority; mainstay
鎮台 (ちんだい)
garrison (in Meiji era)
鎮痛 (ちんつう)
pain relief; killing pain
鎮圧 (ちんあつ)
suppression; subjugation
鎮守 (ちんじゅ)
local Shinto deity; tutelary god
静める (しずめる)
to appease; to suppress; to calm
鎮静 (ちんせい)
calm; quiet; tranquility; tranquillity; appeasement; pacification
鎮魂 (ちんこん、ちんごん)
repose of souls
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