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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
邑 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. metropolis, capital
Readings
Kun'yomi: みやこ。
On'yomi: ツ。(Go-on Reading)
ト。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 都

Dictionary Entries for 都

miyako
noun
  1. capital (esp. Kyoto, Japan's former capital); seat of government
  2. capital (of music, fashion, etc.); city (e.g. of light)
  3. location of the Imperial Palace
to
noun
  1. Metropolis (of Tokyo); (Tokyo) Metropolitan District; metropolitan prefecture
counter
  1. counter for cities and towns
noun
  1. capital

Stroke Order Diagrams for 都

Construction of Character for 都

Radicals and parts present in 都
Part
Part
Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 都
Traditional Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 都
  1. 会意形声。「」()+音符「」。'''者'''は、「」の原字で、薪を集め炎を集中させる意。「あつめる」の意から、人の集まった「みやこ」の意味が生じた。

Kanji related to 都

  • 宿

    殿

  • 便

    湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 都

French
  1. métropole, capitale
Portuguese
  1. metropole, capital
Spanish
  1. metrópoli, capital

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