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Kanji Information Sheet for 城 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 土 (つち) – earth
Henshall Mnemonic: castle consists of earthen ramparts
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 6
Frequency: #795 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 開城 [かいじょう]
(n) capitulation (of fort) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 宮城 [きゅうじょう]
(n) Imperial Palace [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 古城 [こじょう]
(n) old castle; old fortress [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 山城 [やましろ]
(n) mountain castle [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 城下町 [じょうかまち]
(n) castle town; town around castle [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 城郭 [じょうかく]
(n) castle; citadel [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 城主 [じょうしゅ]
(n) lord of a castle [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 城内 [じょうない]
(n-adv,n-t) inside a castle [K] [D] [Jisho]