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乏 means 'poor'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 1696   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-29    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 37 words   Used in 4 names   Component in 7 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ボウ
Kun
   とぼしい poor, scanty
Kun    ともしい
⿱   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   of  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 乏 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 乏 is used 36 times, read 2 ways.
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ボウ : 33 words FIND ALL
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poverty; destitute; poor
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とぼしい : 3 words FIND ALL
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meagre; meager; scarce; limited; destitute; hard up; lacking; scanty; poor
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Henshall: 1805  Joy o' Kanji : 1805  Key to Kanji:

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ボウ   とぼしい poor, scanty   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
シン   こ    の of   
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