Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
heart, interior
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1018 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 奥義 【オウギ】 secret techniques (of an art or skill), inner mysteries, essence, quintessence, heart
  • 最奥 【サイオウ】 deep inside, innermost place
  • 内奥 【ナイオウ】 inner part, depths

Kun reading compounds

  • 奥 【おく】 inner part, inside, interior, depths (e.g. of a forest), back (of a house, drawer, etc.), bottom (e.g. of one's heart), recesses, heart
  • 奥地 【おくち】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 山奥 【やまおく】 deep in the mountains, mountain recesses
  • 大奥 【おおおく】 inner palace (in Edo Castle), palace's ladies chambers, shogun's harem
  • 奥まる 【おくまる】 to lie deep in, to extend far back

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おお、 おん、 つ、 のく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ao4
Korean:
o, ug

Spanish

  • profundo
  • interior
  • esposa

Portuguese

  • coração
  • interior

French

  • intérieur
  • coeur
  • fond
  • épouse
1038 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
878 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
930 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
448 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1798 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
484 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
419 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3503 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1806 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
937 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5981 Morohashi
2824 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1165 New Nelson (John Haig)
928 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
997 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1520 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
863 2001 Kanji
6b6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-3 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
2-10-2 SKIP code
2743.0 Four corner code
1-17-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5965 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
haven, port, harbor, ferry
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1036 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 津液 【シンエキ】 saliva, spit, spittle, fluid (in Chinese medicine, esp. a colourless bodily fluid, e.g. tears)
  • 津々 【シンシン】 gushing, overflowing, everlasting, unfailing, endless
  • 京津 【ケイシン】 Kyoto-Otsu, Kyoto and Otsu, Kyoto-Settsu, Kyoto and Settsu
  • 入津 【ニュウシン】 entering a port

Kun reading compounds

  • 津 【つ】 Tsu (city in Mie), harbour, harbor, port, ferry
  • 津波 【つなみ】 tsunami, tidal wave
  • 大津 【おおつ】 Ōtsu (city in Shiga)
  • 秋津 【あきつ】 dragonfly

Readings

Japanese names:
ず、 ち、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • puerto
  • transbordador
  • desbordado
  • inundado

Portuguese

  • abrigo
  • porto
  • balsa

French

  • havre
  • port
  • bac
1434 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
679 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1469 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
668 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
679 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
334 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17396 Morohashi
390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3122 New Nelson (John Haig)
328 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
350 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3510.7 Four corner code
1-36-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d25 Unicode hex code

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
  • 荒城 【コウジョウ】 ruined castle
  • 開城 【カイジョウ】 capitulation (of fort)
  • 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