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尸 means 'corpse'

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Strokes : 3    Radical number: 44    Ring: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 6 words   Component in 108 kanji (60 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
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Kun    かたしろ corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
The 'corpse' radical 尸 has a wide array of meanings, including 'corpse' (of course!), 'slumped figure,' 'buttocks,' 'relaxing' (maybe), and even possibly 'roof.' That corpse really gets around!
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noun
1. corpse
2. kanji "corpse" radical  (see also: 尸冠)
this meaning is restricted to reading しかばね, かばね
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the three worms (in Taoism, worms that inhabit the human gut and, on the eve of the 57th day of the sexagenary cycle, ascend to heaven during one's sleep to report on one's wrongdoings)  (see also: 庚申待)
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noun
kanji "corpse" radical  (often written with kana only)
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noun
child or doll used as a vessel for a spirit invoked by a shaman or miko
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noun
neglecting the duties of an office while taking pay  (yojijukugo)
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