叱 means 'scold'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1837   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 14 words   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   しか to scold
On    シチ
This kanji is an acceptable Joyo form, and is the most common form of the kanji. The alternative form 𠮟 (scold) is actually considered the primary official Joyo form, but it is not available in all fonts, and often disappears from emails, so on Kanshudo we use the 叱 form.
⿰   mouth   seven  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 叱 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 叱 is used 13 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
シツ (read as しっ) : 7 words FIND ALL
reprimand; rebuke
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しか : 5 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to scold; to chide; to rebuke; to reprimand  (often written with kana only)
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しか (read as しかり) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 叱り
scolding  (see also: 御叱り)
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An additional 1 less common words include 叱 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2026  Key to Kanji:

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シツ   しか to scold   
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シチ   なな    なな    なの seven   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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