Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
castle
Kun:
しろ
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
795 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 城 【ジョウ】 castle (in place names)
  • 城内 【ジョウナイ】 inside of a castle, area surrounded by castle walls
  • 荒城 【コウジョウ】 ruined castle
  • 開城 【カイジョウ】 capitulation (of fort)

Kun reading compounds

  • 城 【しろ】 castle
  • 城跡 【しろあと】 castle site, ruins of a castle

Readings

Japanese names:
いく、 がき、 き、 くに、 ぐしく、 ぐすく、 しき、 すく、 ぜい、 たち、 なり
Chinese:
cheng2
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • castillo

Portuguese

  • Castelo

French

  • château
914 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
903 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
638 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
886 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
433 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
796 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
720 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
733 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
942 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
374 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
417 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
261 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
312 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
368 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5086P Morohashi
352 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1011 New Nelson (John Haig)
362 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
387 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
884 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
3b6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4315.0 Four corner code
30-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57ce Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塞源 【ソクゲン】 blockage of a source
  • 塞栓 【ソクセン】 embolus, abnormal substance (i.e. air) circulating in the blood
  • 脳梗塞 【ノウコウソク】 stroke (blocked blood vessel in brain), cerebral infarction
  • 閉塞 【ヘイソク】 closure, blockage
  • 塞翁が馬 【サイオウガウマ】 the future is unpredictable, unscrutable are the ways of heaven, the irony of fate
  • 道祖神 【ドウソジン】 traveler's guardian deity (traveller)
  • 防塞 【ボウサイ】 fort
  • 城塞 【ジョウサイ】 fortress, stronghold, citadel

Kun reading compounds

  • 塞ぐ 【ふさぐ】 to stop up, to close up, to block (up), to plug up, to shut up, to cover (ears, eyes, etc.), to close (eyes, mouth), to stand in the way, to obstruct, to occupy, to fill up, to take up, to perform one's role, to do one's duty, to feel depressed, to mope

Readings

Chinese:
sai1, sai4, se4
Korean:
sae, saeg

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2924 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5349 Morohashi
2330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1069 New Nelson (John Haig)
2214 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1646 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
772 2001 Kanji
3m10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
26-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
585e Unicode hex code