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Kanji Information Sheet for 州 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: ｜ (ぼう) – rod
Henshall Mnemonic: sandbank in river is separate province
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 3
Frequency: #386 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 九州 [きゅうしゅう]
southern-most of four main islands of Japan [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 州 [しゅう]
(n) state; province [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- ニューヨーク州 [ニューヨークしゅう]
New York State [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沿海州 [えんかいしゅう]
(n) (Russian) maritime provinces [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 欧州 [おうしゅう]
Europe [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 広州 [こうしゅう]
Guangzhou (China); Canton [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 州政府 [しゅうせいふ]
state government [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 州都 [しゅうと]
(n) capital (city) of a state [K] [D] [Jisho]