Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

使

JLPT 4
Strokes count

Strokes: 8

Radicals

Radicals:

Definitions
use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • つか.う
  • つか.い
  • -つか.い
  • -づか.い

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 使う, 遣う

    to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use

    to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate

    to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume

    to use (language); to speak

    to take (one's lunch); to circulate (bad money)

  • 使用

    use; application; employment; utilization; utilisation

  • 大使

    ambassador


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