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hill, mound; "left hill" radical
Kanji 2103

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Synopsis

Find out why Gifu Prefecture is considered the center of Japan and has been crucial as a crossroads. Learn about Gifu products, from paper umbrellas and lanterns to swords, plus UNESCO heritage sites and a well-preserved town on the Nakasendo. Also read about cormorants that catch and regurgitate fish for the imperial family to eat, a practice that inspired a famous artist.

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Cover of essay 2103 on 阜, titled "The Center of Japan"
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JOYO ON-YOMI
JOYO KUN-YOMI
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RADICAL阜 (170: left hill)
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