Kana: チョウ、いただ.く、いただき
Romaji: chō, itada.ku, itadaki


place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  181
Frequency:  1350
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  1-2-9
Korean Reading:  jeong
Chinese Reading:  ding3
Unicode:  9802
JIS:  443A


Halpern Index: 145
Nelson Index: 5118
New Nelson Index: 6616
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 9a2.1
Four Corner Index: 1128.6
Guide to Remembering Index: 940
Gakken Index: 1308
Daikanwanjiten Index: 43335
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 12.0231
Remembering the kanji Index: 94
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1005
Kodansha Compact Index: 1882
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 951
Kanji in Context Index: 1643
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 108
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 125
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 95
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 98
Essential Kanji Index: 986
Kodansha Kanji Index: 164
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3161
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 929


crown (of head); summit (of mountain); spire; easy win for one; something received
頂点 (ちょうてん)
top; summit
登頂 (とうちょう)
climbing to the summit
頭頂 (とうちょう)
top of the head; vertex (anat.); parietal
有頂天 (うちょうてん)
山頂 (さんちょう)
summit (e.g. mountain)
頂上 (ちょうじょう)
top; summit; peak
絶頂 (ぜっちょう)
top (of a mountain); summit; peak; height; zenith; climax
頂く (いただく)
to receive; to get; to accept; to take; to buy; to eat; to drink; to be crowned with; to wear (on one's head); to have (on top); to have (as one's leader); to live under (a ruler); to install (a president)
灌頂 (かんじょう、かんちょう)
baptism-like ceremony performed by the buddhas on a bodhisattva who attains buddhahood; baptism-like ceremony for conferring onto someone precepts, a mystic teaching, etc. (in esoteric Buddhism); pouring water onto a gravestone; teaching esoteric techniques, compositions, etc. (in Japanese poetry or music)
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