妙 means 'strange' or 'mysterious'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 806   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 26 words   Used in 57 words   Used in 478 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On    ビョウ
Kun    たえ exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming
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This kanji enables you to talk about everything from subtle nuances and delicate situations to strange dreams, a mysterious light, fitting words, an ingenious idea, exquisite building techniques, a clever fraud, and a skillful clown. By studying this versatile kanji, you’ll even learn to say, “At this time, investing in real estate looks quite profitable” and “Strange to say, I didn’t feel any pain.”
⿰   woman; female   few  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 妙 is used 4 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 妙 is used 57 times, read 2 ways.
ミョウ : 53 words FIND ALL
Most common form: きみょう
strange; queer; curious
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たえ : 4 words FIND ALL
exquisite (e.g. melody); melodious; delicate; enchanting  (see also: 妙なる調べ)
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Henshall: 1841  Joy o' Kanji : 1841  Key to Kanji:

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ミョウ    strange; mysterious   
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ショウ   すこ a little   すくない few   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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