You can use this page to randomly display a Kanji, display a specific Kanji or display a previous Kanji of the Day from the mailing lists.
Display random Jōyō Kanji
Display random kanji by grade level: Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6
Display random kanji by JLPT level: N1 | N2 | N3 | N4 | N5
Kanji Information Sheet for 寺 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info:
土 (つち) – earth
寸 (すん) – glue
Henshall Mnemonic: temple has measured grounds
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #879 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it.
Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC.
Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
Click [Jisho] to look up the word at Jisho.org.
JLPT N4 Words
JLPT N2 Words
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 国分寺 [こくぶんじ]
(n) (Nara Era) state-supported provincial temples [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 山寺 [やまでら]
(n) mountain temple [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 禅寺 [ぜんでら]
(n) Zen temple [K] [D] [Jisho]