Jisho

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5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
fang
Parts:
tusk, fang, tusk radical (no. 92)
Kun:
きば
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2067 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 牙城 【ガジョウ】 stronghold (esp. of an enemy or opponent), inner citadel, bastion
  • 牙関緊急 【ガカンキンキュウ】 trismus, lockjaw
  • 爪牙 【ソウガ】 claws and fangs, claws and tusks, clutches, devious design, means of causing harm, weapon, pawn, stooge, cat's-paw, right-hand man
  • 毒牙 【ドクガ】 poison fang, sinister ways, crooked means, clutches, wily ways, dirty trick
  • 新象牙 【シンゾウゲ】 ivory-like plastic (used for mahjong tiles, shogi pieces, etc.)
  • 黒花狼牙 【クロバナロウゲ】 purple marshlocks (Comarum palustre), swamp cinquefoil, marsh cinquefoil

Kun reading compounds

  • 牙 【きば】 tusk, fang
  • 牙海蜷 【きばうみにな】 mud creeper (Terebralia palustris)

Readings

Chinese:
ya2
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • colmillo

Portuguese

French

  • croc
  • défense
  • radical défense d'ivoire (no. 92)
2848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1548 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2891 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1923 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19909 Morohashi
3435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3531 New Nelson (John Haig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2053 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.28 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7124.0 Four corner code
1024.0 Four corner code
18-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7259 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)
  • 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

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