seaside; inlet bay
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See how 浦 conveys all that is beautiful about untouched seashores. Learn the folktale of Taro Urashima. Find out how people use 浦 to say that their hometowns have changed beyond recognition. And become acquainted with a word that features the "water" radical four times!
May 14, 2012: Added that both 浦曲 and 曲浦 are uncommon and are so old as to be archaic. Also changed the breakdown of 浦島太郎 to family name (1st 2 kanji) + given name for 1st son (last 2 kanji).