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俺 means 'me'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 474   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 12 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   おれ me, I
On    エン
Kun    われ
Some sources call 俺 rough, arrogant, vulgar, and disagreeable. Others say it is informal and intimate. It conveys manliness, which could imply control over emotions, but it is also the pronoun men use when they lose their cool. All these contradictory statements are true! The mere idea of adding 俺 to the Joyo list provoked a bitter battle. Find out how and why men use this charged word.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 俺
⿰   () man   suffocate  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 俺 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 俺 is used 8 times, read 1 way.
おれ : 8 words FIND ALL
I; me  (sounds rough or arrogant; male term or language)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1970  Key to Kanji:

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おれ me, I   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
エン    suffocate, obstruct   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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electricity
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second   おつ    
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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