叫 means 'scream'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 939   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-11    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 45    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 18 words   Used in 73 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   さけ to scream, to cry out
⿰   mouth   connect  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 叫 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 叫 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
キョウ : 6 words FIND ALL
scream; shriek; shout; exclamation
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さけ : 10 words FIND ALL
'bu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to shout; to cry; to scream; to shriek; to yell; to exclaim
2. to clamor (for or against); to clamour (for or against)
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An additional 2 less common words include 叫 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1160  Joy o' Kanji : 1160  Key to Kanji:

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キョウ   さけ to scream, to cry out   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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connect; 'join the vine'   
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