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儒 means 'Confucius'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 2025   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-38    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 9 names   Not used as a component
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"Even though Japanese ways of thinking are based on Shinto, Buddhism, and Confucianism, many people think they have no religion." That sample sentence in this essay sheds light on how Confucianism (with its emphasis on hierarchy, filial piety, and education) permeates the culture but how the Japanese don't necessarily recognize the Confucianism underlying their values.
⿰   () man   need  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 儒 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 儒 is used 28 times, read 1 way.
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Most common form: じゅがく
noun
Confucianism
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ジュ    Confucius   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ジュ    need, demand   
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フ   あめ rain   
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ジ    rake   
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