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呆 means 'amazed'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1508   Usefulness: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 55 words   Used in 4 names   Component in 13 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
On
   ホウ   ボウ
Kun
   あきれる to be amazed   ほうける   ほけ   ける to be befuddled or slow; to go senile
Kun    おろか
⿱   mouth   tree  
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to be amazed; to be shocked; to be astonished; to be astounded; to be disgusted; to be exasperated
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dementia  (see also: 認知症; sensitive)
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Most common form: ボケる
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to grow senile; to be childish with age  (often written with kana only)
2. to be mentally slow; to be befuddled  (often written with kana only)
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noun
dementia
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Most common form: 茫然
dumbfounded; overcome with surprise; in blank amazement; in a daze
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ホウ   ボウ   amazed   あきれる to be amazed   ほうける    ほけ    ぼける to be befuddled or slow; to go senile   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
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