Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
castle
Kun:
しろ
On:
ジョウセイ
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), castle, fortress
  • 城内 【ジョウナイ】 inside of a castle, area surrounded by castle walls
  • 入城 【ニュウジョウ】 entry into a castle (by a conquering force)
  • 荒城 【コウジョウ】 ruined castle
  • 傾城 【ケイセイ】 beauty, siren, courtesan, prostitute
  • 傾国傾城 【ケイコクケイセイ】 woman so glamorous as to bring ruin to a country (castle) as its king (lord) is captivated by her beauty, femme fatale

Kun reading compounds

  • 城 【しろ】 castle
  • 城跡 【しろあと】 castle site, ruins of a castle
  • 山城 【やましろ】 Yamashiro (former province located in the south of present-day Kyoto Prefecture)

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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-30-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57ce Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
tracks, mark, print, impression
Kun:
あと
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
953 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 跡 【セキ】 trace
  • 史跡 【シセキ】 historic landmark, historic site, historic remains
  • 軌跡 【キセキ】 tire track, traces of a person or thing, path one has taken, locus

Kun reading compounds

  • 跡 【あと】 trace, tracks, mark, sign, site, remains, ruins, scar
  • 後始末 【あとしまつ】 settlement (of a matter), sorting out, winding up (affairs), dealing with the aftermath, cleaning up afterwards, tidying up (when finished)
  • 焼け跡 【やけあと】 ruins of a fire, fire-devastated area
  • 後々 【あとあと】 future, distant future

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • marca
  • huella
  • señal
  • ruinas

Portuguese

  • trilhas
  • marca
  • impressão

French

  • traces
  • marques
  • vestiges
  • empreinte
1485 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
931 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4560 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1502 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1792 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1926 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1569 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1673 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1587 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1937 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1762 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37493 Morohashi
1534 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5875 New Nelson (John Haig)
1746 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1883 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1671 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3741 2001 Kanji
7d6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6013.0 Four corner code
1-32-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8de1 Unicode hex code