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音読み (おんよみ): きょく
訓読み (くんよみ): Freebie!
部首 (ぶしゅ): 尸 (しかばね)

Meaning: bureau, station, department

Notes:

薬局

やっきょく
pharmacy, drug store

郵便局

ゆうびんきょく
post office

Yōga Post Office #945

“Yōga Post Office #945” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  Click image for larger version.  (Original image is here.)

結局

けっきょく
after all, eventually.
Does anyone know what the difference is between けっきょく and やっぱり?

There are loads of words that use 局.

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009. 06. 14 23:27

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.
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Written by bunkalearner

2010/01/12 at 8:27 am

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