倒 means 'fall over'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 640   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 29    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 37 words   Used in 148 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   たおれる to fall over   たお to knock down
Kun    さかさま   さかさ   さかしま   -だお
This kanji is full of instability. If you fall to the floor, fall ill, fall to a better team, or have your government's cabinet fall, this is the kanji to use. You can also use it if you fell a boxing opponent, wrestle an attacker to the ground, or simply collapse a car seat. When you turn anything on its head, from a Spanish exclamation point (¡) to a change in the word order of a sentence, this kanji can again help you discuss that state of affairs.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 倒
⿰   () man   arrive  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 倒 is used 8 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 倒 is used 130 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
トウ : 59 words FIND ALL
(corporate) bankruptcy; insolvency; commercial failure; failed business
トウ (read as どう) : 12 words FIND ALL
trouble; difficulty; care; attention
さかしま : 1 word FIND ALL
1. reverse; inversion; upside down
2. unreasonable; absurd; wrong
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さかさま : 1 word FIND ALL
1. child dying before parents  (obscure term; often written with kana only)
2. occurrence out of sequence; wrong order  (orig. meaning; obscure term)
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たおれる : 40 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to fall; to collapse; to drop; to fall senseless  (see also: 崩れる, 倒す; this meaning is restricted to form 倒れる)
2. to be forced to bed (by illness, etc.)
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たおれる (read as だお) : 17 words FIND ALL
acceleration (of payment schedule)
Henshall: 1643  Joy o' Kanji : 1643  Key to Kanji:

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トウ   たおれる to fall over   たお to knock down   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
トウ    arrive   
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シ   いた to reach, to lead to   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ム   private
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
トウ   かたな sword   
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