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bay, cove; river
Kanji 1244

Thank you for visiting this Character Home Page. Below you'll find a synopsis of the essay. If you wish to read the full text, the PDF of the essay is available for purchase to the right.

Synopsis

This essay immerses you in Edo (the old name for Tokyo) and its cultural, linguistic, and botanical legacies. Read about Edo-style sushi (which you likely love!), see what characterizes a true Edoite/Tokyoite, and find out what "Little Edo" and "Big Edo" mean now. Learn to read 江 in several names, some famous. Also meet the alligators and dolphins associated with the Yangtze River!

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Kanji PDF
Cover of essay 1244 on 江, titled "Arms of the Sea"
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JOYO ON-YOMI
コウ
JOYO KUN-YOMI
STROKES6
RADICAL氵 (85: water)
JLPTN1
HALPERN162/195
HENSHALL1244
SPAHN3a3.8