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叔 means 'uncle'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1401   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 14 words   Used in 38 names   Component in 4 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   シュク
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Find out how two ancient Chinese brothers influenced current Japanese terms for “uncle” and “aunt,” lending them amazing specificity (though the terms don’t distinguish actual relatives from those close to the family). Decide whether 叔 has an inherent gender. Learn what to call a woman if you want to annoy her. And see why a type of fish is named “old man.”
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 叔
⿰   younger brother   again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 叔 is used 2 times, read 0 ways. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 叔 is used 4 times, read 1 way. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
シュク : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
brothers; one's father's brothers
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Part of a non-standard reading: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
uncle  (see also: 叔母; 伯父 or 叔父 respectively can mean older or younger than one's parent)
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Henshall: 1367  Joy o' Kanji : 1367  Key to Kanji:

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シュク    uncle   
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5
また again   
5
younger brother
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ジョウ   ショウ   うえ above   うわ- above   あげる to raise   あがる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
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