10 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N3

metropolis, capital, all, everything

  • capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital) ②capital (of music, fashion, etc.) ③location of the Imperial Palace
  • Metropolis (of Tokyo) ②counter for cities and towns ③capital
  • くに
  • づめ
  • みや

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

みやこ 0.3%
みや 0.1%

Character Breakdown

metropolis, capital, all
ト ツ みやこ (3rd, N3)
someone, person
シャ もの (3rd, N4)
variant of radical 125
soil, earth, ground
ド つち は (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ にっ ニチ (1st, N5)

Common Words

circumstances ②to arrange ③to lend money ④in all
city ②Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly
Kyoto (city, prefecture)
capital city
the whole metropolis
being owned by the Tokyo metropolitan government
royal capital
imperial capital
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Unicode hex code 90FD
JIS X 0208 1-37-52
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2d8.13
Four corner code 4762.7
De Roo Code 1444