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囚 means 'prisoner'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 2063   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-39    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 32 words   Used in 4 names   Component in 22 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   シュウ
Kun    とらわれる to be captured
⿴   box; enclosure   person  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 囚 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 囚 is used 31 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
captive; prisoner
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be caught; to be captured; to be taken prisoner; to be arrested; to be apprehended
2. to be seized with (fear, etc.); to be a slave to; to stick to; to adhere to; to be swayed by  (often written with kana only)
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シュウ   prisoner
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
box, enclosure   
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