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妖 means 'bewitching'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1814   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-32    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 27 words   Used in 12 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヨウ
Kun
   あやしい suspicious-looking, dubious
Kun    なまめく   わざわ
⿰   woman; female   calamity  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 妖 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 妖 is used 26 times, read 2 ways.
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ヨウ : 25 words FIND ALL
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noun
ghost; apparition; phantom; spectre; specter; demon; monster; goblin
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あやしい : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 怪しい
1. suspicious; dubious; doubtful; dodgy; suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation); dangerous (e.g. financial situation); ominous (e.g. weather); strange; shady; fishy
2. charming; bewitching; mysterious  (see also: いろっぽい)
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An additional 笑 less common words include 妖 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2125  Key to Kanji:

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ヨウ    bewitching   あやしい suspicious-looking, dubious   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
calamity   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
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   
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