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塔 means 'pagoda'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1486   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 52    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 59 words   Used in 313 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   トウ
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   pagoda; tower
Right side exists as a rare kanji,
This gorgeous photo essay explains the origins of the pagoda; presents historic pagodas in Japan; tells you how to talk about pagodas with 2, 3, or 5 tiers; and explains the "cosmology" of stone pagodas. From the Leaning Tower of Pisa to the literal and figurative Tower of Babel, you'll find out about towers, also discovering what it means to call someone a control tower.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 塔
⿰   ground; earth  ⿱   () grass   fit  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 塔 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 塔 is used 53 times, read 1 way.
トウ : 53 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
1. tower; steeple; spire
noun
2. stupa; pagoda; dagoba  (see also: 卒塔婆, 塔婆; original meaning; abbreviation)
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Henshall: 1651  Joy o' Kanji : 1651  Key to Kanji:

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トウ    pagoda; tower   
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4
ゴウ   ガッ   カッ   あ to fit, come together   あわす to match   あわせる to unite, join   
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3
assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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2
grass   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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