Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
JLPT 1
Kana Reading
しゅ
Romaji
shu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    kind; variety
    Example sentence
    子板突くは「むくろじという大木す。 The feathered balls you hit with a battledore are the seeds of a large tree called 'soapberry'.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (biological) species
    Example sentence
    緑色であるがそのりんご特徴なのです A green color is a characteristic of that type of apple.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (logical) species
    Example sentence
    まかれた Life's seed is laid.

Examples of 種, しゅ in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

14 strokes

species, kind, class, variety, seed

On'Yomi: シュ

Kun'Yomi: たね, -ぐさ

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