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吸 means 'suck'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 857   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 125 words   Used in 16 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キュウ
Kun
   to suck, inhale
⿰   mouth   amount to  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 吸 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 吸 is used 105 times, read 2 ways.
キュウ : 90 words FIND ALL
absorption; suction; attraction
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: 15 words FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to smoke; to breathe in; to inhale
2. to suck; to sip; to slurp
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Henshall: 849 (originally: 837)  Joy o' Kanji : 837  Key to Kanji: 185 

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キュウ   す to suck, inhale   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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キュウ   およ to amount to, reach   およぼす to exert   およ and, as well as   
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three
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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