Jisho

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11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home town, village, native place, district
Kun:
さと
On:
キョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1077 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 郷 【キョウ】 hometown, rural township (of China)
  • 郷愁 【キョウシュウ】 nostalgia, homesickness
  • 同郷 【ドウキョウ】 same village, same town, same province
  • 理想郷 【リソウキョウ】 ideal land, earthly paradise, Utopia, Arcadia
  • 郷 【ゴウ】 countryside, country, 50-home township (comprised of 2-3 neighbourhoods)
  • 郷学 【ゴウガク】 village school (esp. in Edo-era Japan, and ancient Korea and China)
  • 水郷 【スイゴウ】 beautiful riverside location, lakeside district, canal district
  • 大西郷 【ダイサイゴウ】 the Great Saigo

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 無何有の郷 【むかうのさと】 utopia, (natural) paradise
  • 第二の故郷 【だいにのこきょう】 one's second home, home away from home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • ciudad natal
  • pueblo
  • lugar donde hay algo especial

Portuguese

  • cidade natal
  • aldeia
  • lugar de nascimento
  • distrito

French

  • village natal
  • village
  • lieu de naissance
  • région
852 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1004 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1165 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2112 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
855 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
874 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1024 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
760 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
664 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39498P Morohashi
549 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6145 New Nelson (John Haig)
1849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1993 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
920 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2744 2001 Kanji
2d8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
22-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90f7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
ri, village, parent's home, league
Kun:
さと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
1096 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 里 【リ】 Japanese league, ri, old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles, neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes), unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
  • 俚言 【リゲン】 dialect, language of the common people, colloquial language, slang
  • 万里 【バンリ】 thousands of miles
  • 亜爾加里 【アルカリ】 alkali

Kun reading compounds

  • 里 【さと】 village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 里親 【さとおや】 foster parent, foster parents
  • お里 【おさと】 one's parents' home, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past
  • 夏山冬里 【なつやまふゆさと】 pasturing cattle in summer and feeding them indoors during winter, rotated grazing

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
li3
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • ri (unidad de medida)
  • aldea
  • pueblo
  • lugar natal

Portuguese

  • aldeia
  • casa paterna
  • légua

French

  • hameau
  • village natal
  • maison de ses parents
  • ri (3965 mètres)
332 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
219 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1077 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4813 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1842 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
517 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1025 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1801 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4356 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2968 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
175 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40131 Morohashi
3542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6206 New Nelson (John Haig)
173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
185 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
154 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
0a7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
46-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cc Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code