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危 means 'dangerous'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 668   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-16    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 29    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 77 words   Used in 109 words   Used in 10 names   Component in 12 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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Kun
   あぶない dangerous   あやぶむ to be apprehensive of   あやうく barely, narrowly; almost
Kun    あやうい
⿱   () corner   unlucky  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 危 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 危 is used 103 times, read 3 ways.
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キ : 90 words FIND ALL
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1. danger; peril; hazard  (opposite: 安全)
2. risk
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あぶない : 7 words FIND ALL
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1. dangerous; risky; hazardous; perilous; precarious
2. in danger; in jeopardy; critical; grave; at risk
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あやぶむ : 6 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 危い
1. dangerous; risky; hazardous; perilous; precarious
2. in danger; in jeopardy; critical; grave; at risk
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Henshall: 844 (originally: 831)  Joy o' Kanji : 831  Key to Kanji: 152 

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キ   あぶない dangerous   あやぶむ to be apprehensive of   あやうく barely, narrowly; almost   
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ヤク    unlucky   
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seal
cliff
corner
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