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偏 means 'lean towards'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1681   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-28    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 68 words   Used in 159 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヘン
Kun
   かたよ to lean towards
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Find out why the kanji that appears in terms for "prejudice," "eccentricity," and "mental imbalance" also represents "left-hand radical." Also learn how this kanji might factor into your acceptance speeches for prestigious awards (E.g., "I owe what I am today to ...").
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 偏 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 偏 is used 142 times, read 2 ways.
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ヘン : 136 words FIND ALL
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noun
prejudice; narrow view; bias
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かたよ : 6 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be one-sided; to incline; to be partial; to be prejudiced; to lean; to be biased; to be biassed
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Henshall: 1782  Joy o' Kanji : 1782  Key to Kanji:

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ヘン   かたよ to lean towards   
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ヘン flat   
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サツ   サク    volume   
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twenty; two hands   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
wide
counter for houses   と door   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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