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冒 means 'to brave'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1470   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 3 names   Component in 6 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボウ
Kun
   おか to brave, risk
  
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Could you capture sharks or defuse bombs? You can at least talk about such risk taking after reading this essay. You’ll also learn to say, “They were ready to run the risk of being shot by the enemy,” “Nothing ventured, nothing gained,” and “She is a born adventurer.” Even if you’re risk-averse, you can still use 冒 to say, “Don’t push your luck” and ”I don’t want to run such a risk."
⿱   sun; day   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 冒 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 冒 is used 19 times, read 2 ways.
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risk; venture; adventure
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to brave; to risk; to face; to venture
2. to harm; to afflict; to affect  (of a disease, chemical, etc.)
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ボウ   おか to brave, risk   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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