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呉 means 'give'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1517   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-24    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 20 words   Used in 25 words   Used in 268 names   Component in 4 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゴ
Kun
   give; Wu dynasty of China
Kun    くれ   くれる
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This kanji has no popular meaning! Nevertheless, 呉 pops up in a word about rivalry, the name of a famous theater, the name of a significant city, terms for stores selling kimono fabric, and more. Learn about 呉, a word on page 1 of every essay. See how the ancient Chinese Kingdom of Wu still influences modern Japan. And find out just how 呉 became connected with くれる (to give).
⿱  ⿺  𠃊 shelf   mouth   table  
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呉 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 呉 is used 24 times, read 3 ways.
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ゴ : 13 words FIND ALL
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noun
bitter enemies (placed by fate) in the same boat  (yojijukugo)
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くれ : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
Alternative name for henon bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra var. henonis)  (see also: ハチク; often written with kana only)
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れる : 8 words FIND ALL
Nidan verb (lower class) with `ru' ending (archaic), transitive verb
to give; to let one have; to do for one  (see also: 呉れる; archaic)
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ゴ    give; Wu dynasty of China   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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shelf
table
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