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:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
watchtower, lookout, high building
Kun:
たかどの
On:
ロウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 楼 【ロウ】 tower, tall building, turret, lookout, belvedere
  • 楼閣 【ロウカク】 multistoried building
  • 鐘楼 【ショウロウ】 belfry, bell tower
  • 山水楼 【サンスイロウ】 Sansuiro (name of an exclusive restaurant)

Readings

Chinese:
lou2
Korean:
ru

Spanish

  • atalaya
  • mirador
  • torreón

Portuguese

  • vigia
  • vigilância
  • alto edifício

French

  • tour de guet
  • poste de guet
  • tour (immeuble)
1939 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1905 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2322 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1744 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1442 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1841 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1992 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1887 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1106 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1284 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
697 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15212 Morohashi
1019 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2785 New Nelson (John Haig)
930 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
999 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1635 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1869 2001 Kanji
4a9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
4994.4 Four corner code
47-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
697c Unicode hex code