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咽 means 'choke'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 2199   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-42    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 25 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   イン
On    エツ   エン
Kun    むせ to be choked   むせ   のど   の
⿰   mouth   cause  
   
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 咽 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 咽 is used 23 times, read 5 ways.
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イン : 14 words FIND ALL
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throat
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エツ : 2 words FIND ALL
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sobbing; weeping; groaning; fit of crying
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エン : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 嚥下
(act of) swallowing; deglutition
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のど : 2 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: のど
noun
1. throat  (often written with kana only)
2. singing voice
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むせ : 4 words FIND ALL
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1. to sob; to be choked with tears
noun
2. sobbing
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イン    to choke   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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イン   cause   よ to depend on   
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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   
box, enclosure   
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