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促 means 'press (into action)'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1353   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-19    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 30 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソク
Kun
   うなが to press, to stimulate
⿰   () man   foot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 促 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 促 is used 29 times, read 2 ways.
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promotion; acceleration; encouragement; facilitation; spurring on
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うなが : 3 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to urge; to press; to prompt; to suggest; to demand; to stimulate; to quicken; to incite; to invite (attention to)
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Henshall: 1536  Joy o' Kanji : 1536  Key to Kanji:

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ソク   うなが to press, to stimulate   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ソク   あし foot; leg   た to add   た    たりる to be sufficient   
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