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塞 means 'close up'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1525   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-24    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 64 words   Used in 9 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ   ソク
Kun
   ふさ to close up (a wound), block up   ふさがる to be occupied (seat etc)
Kun    とりで   みちる
Middle component is with an extra horizontal stroke
⿵   roof  ⿵  ⿻   one   together   ground; earth  
 cold   lid   foundation  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 塞 is used 5 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 塞 is used 59 times, read 3 ways.
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closure; blockage
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サイ : 11 words FIND ALL
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noun
fort; stronghold; fortification
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ふさ : 19 words FIND ALL
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'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to stop up; to close up; to block (up); to plug up; to shut up; to cover (ears, eyes, etc.); to close (eyes, mouth)  (see also: 塞がる)
2. to stand in the way; to obstruct
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2016  Key to Kanji:

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サイ   ソク   ふさ to close up (a wound), block up   ふさがる to be occupied (seat etc)   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
キョウ   とも together   
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grass   
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
katakana 'ha'; eight
roof   
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