Definition of 主

  • lord
  • chief
  • master
  • main thing
  • principal

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュ
  • シュウ
  • ぬし
  • おも
  • あるじ

Popular Words With This Kanji

首脳, 主脳, しゅのう

head, brains, leading spirit

主張, しゅちょう

claim, request, insistence, assertion, advocacy, emphasis, contention, opinion, tenet

喪主, もしゅ

chief mourner

主催, しゅさい

sponsorship (i.e. conducting under one's auspices), promotion, organizing, organising, hosting, staging

民主, みんしゅ

democracy, popular sovereignty, democratic

主, 重, おも

chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)

主義, しゅぎ

doctrine, rule, principle

朝鮮民主主義人民共和国, ちょうせんみんしゅしゅぎじんみんきょうわこく

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), DPRK

主要, しゅよう

chief, main, principal, major

主婦, しゅふ

housewife, mistress (of the house), homemaker


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