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削 means 'sharpen'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1336   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 31 words   Used in 75 words   Used in 35 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サク
Kun
   けず to sharpen, plane, shave
Kun    はつ   そ
Name   
⿰   resemble   () sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 削 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 削 is used 73 times, read 4 ways.
サク : 45 words FIND ALL
cut; reduction; curtailment
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けず : 17 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to shave (wood or leather); to sharpen; to plane; to whittle; to pare; to scrape off
2. to shave off (e.g. a budget, expenses, a salary, etc.); to curtail; to cut down
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to split; to be split; to splinter
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はつ : 2 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to shave off (esp. concrete)  (often written with kana only)
2. to take a percentage; to take a cut  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1298  Joy o' Kanji : 1298  Key to Kanji:

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サク   けず to sharpen, plane, shave   
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ショウ    resemble   
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small
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
トウ   かたな sword   
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