noun

  1. high-rise building, tower block, skyscraper.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
 
 
高層ビル こうそうビル

Contained Kanji Breakdown

tall, high, expensive
コウ たか.い た (2nd, N5)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
desert, border prairie, the 1st form is radical 13
キョウ ケイ まきがまえ
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
stratum, social class, layer
ソウ (6th, N2)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
formerly, once, before
ソ ソウ かつ (11th)
to divide
rice field, rice paddy
た デン たん (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)