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

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
enclosure, quarters, fortification, red-light district
Kun:
くるわ
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1670 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 廓 【クルワ】 district, quarter, enclosure, area enclosed by earthwork, red-light district, wide and empty
  • 廓清 【カクセイ】 purification, cleaning up, purging
  • 外郭 【ガイカク】 outer wall (e.g. castle), outer block (enclosure), outline, contour
  • 遊郭 【ユウカク】 red light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 廓 【くるわ】 district, quarter, enclosure, area enclosed by earthwork, red-light district, wide and empty
  • 郭言葉 【くるわことば】 sociolect or secret language used by prostitutes in red-light districts (Edo period), vulgar words used by prostitutes (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ
Chinese:
guo1
Korean:
gwag

Spanish

  • cerco
  • recinto
  • fortificación

Portuguese

  • cercado
  • quarteirão
  • fortificação
  • bairro das prostitutas

French

  • enceinte
  • quartiers
  • fortifications
  • quartier chaud
1076 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1770 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4765 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1793 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1829 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1417 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1788 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1773 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
759 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2112 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1499 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1859 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39474 Morohashi
1678 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6144 New Nelson (John Haig)
1842 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1985 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1492 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2d7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
1-7-2 SKIP code
1-7-3 SKIP code
0742.7 Four corner code
19-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90ed Unicode hex code