奔 means 'bustle'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1943   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-36    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 25 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    はし run, bustle
Lower elements also exist combined as rare kanji (grass)
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Find out how to say, “I was on the go all day,” “He is busy with fundraising,” “thanks to his efforts,” and “He ran down the road frantically.” Learn to read between the lines of this sentence: “He disobeyed his parents and ran away from his hometown.” And see how 奔 enables people to slip free of social mores, acting with wild abandon and even doing some “freewheeling” cooking!
⿱   ten big   twenty  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 奔 is used 3 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 奔 is used 20 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ホン : 16 words FIND ALL
running about; efforts; activity
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ホン (read as ぽん) : 3 words FIND ALL
flight; elopement; running away; absconding
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はし : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 走る
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to run
2. to travel (movement of vehicles); to drive
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Henshall: 1825  Joy o' Kanji : 1825  Key to Kanji:

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ホン    bustle   
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ten big
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
twenty; two hands   
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