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楼 means 'watchtower'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1823   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 38 words   Used in 106 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ロウ
Kun    たかどの watchtower, lookout, high building
  
Right side exists as a rare kanji simplified from original right side.
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This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 楼
⿰   tree  ⿱   rice   woman; female  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 楼 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 楼 is used 37 times, read 1 way.
ロウ : 37 words FIND ALL
noun
multistoried building
5
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Henshall: 1939  Joy o' Kanji : 1939  Key to Kanji:

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ロウ    watchtower   
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5
ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
1
ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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3
eight
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
1
stick   
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