Kanji 城

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ジョウ、セイ
jou, sei
Kun:
しろ
shiro
Meaning:
castle
Grade: 6
JLPT: 2
Phonetic: (ジョウ、セイ)
In names: いく、がき、き、くに、ぐしく、ぐすく、しき、すく、ぜい、たち、なり iku, gaki, ki, kuni, gushiku, gusuku, shiki, suku, zei, tachi, nari
Shape: idc
Elements: 厂, , , ,
Homonyms: ,
Look alike:
Categories: N2 (JLPT)

Examples

しろ
shiro
castle
城下町
じょうかまち
joukamachi
castle town
城主
じょうしゅ
joushu
lord of a castle
城塞
じょうさい
jousai
fortress
城壁
じょうへき
jouheki
rampart
大阪城
おおさかじょう
oosakajou
Osaka castle
築城する
ちくじょうする
chikujousuru
construct a castle
落城する
らくじょうする
rakujousuru
surrender (a castle) [v.i.]

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): seong
Pinyin: cheng2
Vietnam: Thành

Codepoints

Big-5: AB B0
Decimal: 22478
Hex: 57CE
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-30-75
Unicode UTF-16: 57CE
Unicode UTF-8: E5 9F 8E

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 914
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 903
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 886
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 638
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 433
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 796
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 733
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 720
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 261
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 312
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 942
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 374
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 417
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 368
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 3, page 0177): 5086P
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 352
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 362
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 387
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 1078
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 1011
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 884
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