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しろ
shiro
noun castle
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城下 じょうか
jouka
noun land near the castle
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宮城 きゅうじょう
kyuujou
noun Imperial Palace
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城内 じょうない
jounai
adverbial noun noun (temporal) inside a castle
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根城 ねじろ
nejiro
noun stronghold, citadel, headquarters
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牙城 がじょう
gajou
noun stronghold (esp. of an enemy or opponent), inner citadel, bastion
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傾城 けいせい
keisei
  1. noun beauty, siren
  2. courtesan, prostitute
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古城 こじょう
kojou
noun old castle, old fortress
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城跡 しろあと
shiroato
noun castle site, ruins of a castle
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城址 しろあと
shiroato
noun castle site, ruins of a castle
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開城 かいじょう
kaijou
noun auxillary suru verb capitulation (of fort)
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居城 きょじょう
kyojou
noun castle of a daimyo, castle of feudal lord
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金城 きんじょう
kinjou
noun impregnable castle
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荒城 こうじょう
koujou
noun ruined castle
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城郭 じょうかく
joukaku
noun fortress, castle, citadel, enclosure, castle walls
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城主 じょうしゅ
joushu
noun lord of a castle
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城壁 じょうへき
jouheki
noun no-adjective rampart, castle walls
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築城 ちくじょう
chikujou
noun auxillary suru verb fortification, castle construction
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城廓 じょうかく
joukaku
noun fortress, castle, citadel, enclosure, castle walls
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城下町 じょうかまち
joukamachi
noun castle town, town around castle
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城跡 じょうせき
jouseki
noun castle site, ruins of a castle
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築城 ついき
tsuiki
noun auxillary suru verb fortification, castle construction
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一国一城 いっこくいちじょう
ikkokuichijou
  1. noun (possession of) one feudal domain and one castle, being independent (acting without compromise or assistance)
  2. establishing only one castle in each feudal domain (edict issued by the shogunate in 1615)
一国一城の主 いっこくいちじょうのあるじ
ikkokuichijounoaruji
noun feudal lord, head of a household, proudly independent person
茨城県 いばらきけん
ibarakiken
noun Ibaraki prefecture (Kanto area)
江戸城 えどじょう
edojou
noun Edo Castle (residence of the Shogun during the Edo period, now the site of the Tokyo Imperial Palace)
王城 おうじょう
oujou
noun royal castle
奥津城 おくつき
okutsuki
noun Shinto term family grave, ancestral grave, tomb
奥つ城 おくつき
okutsuki
noun Shinto term family grave, ancestral grave, tomb
奥都城 おくつき
okutsuki
noun Shinto term family grave, ancestral grave, tomb
奥つ城所 おくつきどころ
okutsukidokoro
noun archaism graveyard, cemetery
干城 かんじょう
kanjou
noun defending soldier

ki
noun fortress (surrounded by a wall, moat, etc.)
金城鉄壁 きんじょうてっぺき
kinjouteppeki
noun impregnable castle (walls), redoubtable
金城湯池 きんじょうとうち
kinjoutouchi
noun an impregnable fortress, an unassailable territory
口では大阪の城も建つ くちではおおさかのしろもたつ
kuchidehaoosakanoshiromotatsu
Expression idiomatic expression easier said than done, talking is easy, building Osaka Castle with one's mouth
傾国傾城 けいこくけいせい
keikokukeisei
noun woman so glamorous as to bring ruin to a country (castle) as its king (lord) is captivated by her beauty, femme fatale
傾城買い けいせいかい
keiseikai
noun buying the services of a prostitute
傾城傾国 けいせいけいこく
keiseikeikoku
noun woman so glamorous as to bring ruin to a country (castle) as its king (lord) is captivated by her beauty, femme fatale
下城 げじょう
gejou
noun auxillary suru verb withdrawing from the castle
堅城 けんじょう
kenjou
noun strong fortress
攻城 こうじょう
koujou
noun auxillary suru verb castle siege
皇城 こうじょう
koujou
noun imperial palace
孤城 こじょう
kojou
noun solitary castle, isolated castle
弧城 こじょう
kojou
noun solitary castle, isolated castle
弧城落月 こじょうらくげつ
kojourakugetsu
noun feeling apprehensive, feeling (looking) lone and helpless, being down-and-out (ruined), helplessness of those in reduced circumstances
孤城落日 こじょうらくじつ
kojourakujitsu
noun feeling (looking) lone and helpless, helplessness of those in reduced circumstances
山城 さんじょう
sanjou
noun mountain castle
磯城島 しきしま
shikishima
  1. noun Yamato (province)
  2. Japan
  3. abbreviation the art of classical Japanese poetry
じょう
jou
suffix castle (in place names)
城外 じょうがい
jougai
noun auxillary suru verb outside a castle
城郭都市 じょうかくとし
joukakutoshi
noun fortified city, walled city
城隍 じょうこう
joukou
  1. noun obscure castle and moat, castle's moat
  2. City God (Taoist guardian god of a city)
城塞 じょうさい
jousai
noun fortress, stronghold, citadel
城砦 じょうさい
jousai
noun fortress
城市 じょうし
joushi
noun castle town, fortified town
城址 じょうし
joushi
noun castle site, ruins of a castle
城蹟 じょうせき
jouseki
noun castle site, ruins of a castle
城代 じょうだい
joudai
noun chamberlain, castle keeper
城池 じょうち
jouchi
noun castle moat
城府 じょうふ
joufu
noun town, town walls
城兵 じょうへい
jouhei
noun castle garrison
城門 じょうもん
joumon
noun castle gate
城塁 じょうるい
jourui
noun fortress
城楼 じょうろう
jourou
noun watchtower of a castle
城を襲う しろをおそう
shirowoosou
Expression Godan-u verb to raid a fort
城を陥れる しろをおとしいれる
shirowootoshiireru
Expression Ichidan verb to take a castle, to capture a castle
城を取る しろをとる
shirowotoru
Expression Godan-ru verb to take a castle
敵城 てきじょう
tekijou
noun enemy castle, enemy fortress
出城 でじろ
dejiro
noun branch castle
登城 とじょう
tojou
noun auxillary suru verb attendance at a castle
都城 とじょう
tojou
noun castle town
平城時代 ならじだい
narajidai
noun Nara period (710-794 CE)
入城 にゅうじょう
nyuujou
noun auxillary suru verb entry into a castle (by a conquering force)
廃城 はいじょう
haijou
noun obscure abandoned castle
万里の長城 はおんりのちょうじょう
haonrinochoujou
noun Great Wall of China
破城槌 はじょうつい
hajoutsui
noun battering ram
万里の長城 ばんりのちょうじょう
banrinochoujou
noun Great Wall of China
平山城 ひらさんじょう
hirasanjou
noun castle on a hill in the plains, flatland-mountain castle
平城 ひらじょう
hirajou
noun castle on the plains
平城 ひらじろ
hirajiro
noun castle on the plains
平山城 ひらやまじろ
hirayamajiro
noun castle on a hill in the plains, flatland-mountain castle
浮城 ふじょう
fujou
noun floating fortress, warship
不夜城 ふやじょう
fuyajou
noun nightless gay quarters, nightless city
平城 へいじょう
heijou
noun archaism ancient name of Nara
平城宮 へいじょうきゅう
heijoukyuu
noun Heijo Palace, Imperial palace in ancient Nara
平城京 へいじょうきょう
heijoukyou
noun ancient Nara
平城 へいぜい
heizei
noun archaism ancient name of Nara
宮城県 みやぎけん
miyagiken
noun Miyagi prefecture (Tohoku area)
宮城野萩 みやぎのはぎ
miyaginohagi
noun usually kana Thunberg's lespedeza (species of bush clover, Lespedeza thunbergii)
名城 めいじょう
meijou
noun fine castle, famous castle
山城 やまじろ
yamajiro
noun mountain castle
結城紬 ゆうきつむぎ
yuukitsumugi
noun silk products produced near Yuuki (using natural indigo dye), Yuuki pongee
結城つむぎ ゆうきつむぎ
yuukitsumugi
noun silk products produced near Yuuki (using natural indigo dye), Yuuki pongee
来城 らいじょう
raijou
noun auxillary suru verb coming to a castle, visiting a castle
落城 らくじょう
rakujou
noun auxillary suru verb surrender (fall) of a castle
竜宮城 りゅうぐうじょう
ryuuguujou
noun Palace of the Dragon King
籠城 ろうじょう
roujou
noun auxillary suru verb siege, besieging, confinement, holding a castle
篭城 ろうじょう
roujou
noun auxillary suru verb siege, besieging, confinement, holding a castle
籠城作戦 ろうじょうさくせん
roujousakusen
noun strategy of holing oneself up in a castle (house, building)