The Radical: ⻏

village, city wall    ⻏

Explanation This radical oozato is always at the right side of the kanji and means "village". Please note the difference to the radical kozato , which means "hill" and is always at the left side of the kanji.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 3
town, city, metropolis
miyako, TO, TSU
Left: person (The old man shows in the sun his whole person.), right: village
When (many) persons are in a village, it develops to: a city.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
division, part, section
Left: to spit (stand with open mouth and spit), right: village
Standing around with an open mouth in the village? Happens in every division or part.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
county, township
kōri, GUN
Left: you/lord (The one with the stick in the hand ナ/ヨ striking on your mouth , is your master/lord.), right: village (If this radical is at the left of a character, it means: hill.)
The lord of the village dominates the county.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
home town, village, rural
Left: var. of thread , rest: variation of husband (= The 'good' from the village , but here with "not good" )
The thread of the 'husband' connects to the hometown.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
mail, relay station

Left: hanging down/ to drop (Here: a vehicle on which three long letters protruding), right: village
The post delivery cart with the three long letters is in the village to distribute the mail.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
enclosure, fortification, quarters, outline
Left: to receive, enjoy (The tall child has received and is pleased.), right: village
It is enjoyable for a village, if it has an: enclosure.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
suburb, outskirt

Left: mix/exchange , right: village
Mixed with the villages is the suburb.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
wicked, evil, unjust
Left: tusk , right: village
(Invasion of elephants?) A tusk in a village is wicked/evil.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
mansion, residence
Left: floor/bottom 氐 (the family is sitting on the floor ), right: village
(Such that you do not always have to climb up the paths:) At the bottom of the village are the mansions.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
our country, home country, Japan

Left: bushy tree (cf. ,丰), right: village
Like a bushy tree in a village is our country Japan.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
man, husband

Left: good , right: village
The good one from the village is my husband.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
corridor, walkway

Outside: building 广, below: husband/man (= the good one in the village)
(He guards the entrance?) In the building you'll find the husband on the corridor.
JLPT -Joyo 7
Left: sword with two marks , right: village [The character: blade is a sword with a mark ]
A double-edged sword in the village: what's that?

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