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城 means 'castle'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 323   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 35    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 20 words   Used in 84 words   Used in 3149 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジョウ
Kun
   しろ castle
Name
   ぎ   き
Name    いく   がき   くに   ぐしく   ぐすく   しき   すく   ぜい   たち   なり
⿰   ground; earth   become  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 城 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 城 is used 78 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
ジョウ : 61 words FIND ALL
noun
lord of a castle
5
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しろ : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
castle
3
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しろ (read as じろ) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
stronghold; citadel; headquarters
9
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ぜい: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
ancient name of Nara  (see also: 平城京; archaic)
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ぎ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
Miyagi prefecture (Tohoku area)
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き: 7 words. FIND ALL
fortification; castle construction
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7
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Henshall: 914 (originally: 903)  Joy o' Kanji : 903  Key to Kanji: 550 

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ジョウ   しろ castle   
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4
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
1
セイ   ジョウ   な to become   な to perform, to accomplish   
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3
spear; javelin
wrap
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