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弄 means 'tamper'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 2057   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 27 words   Used in 5 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ロウ
Kun
   もてあそ to play with
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Kun    いじ   いじく   まさぐ to tamper with   ろうする   ひねく   たわむれる
⿱   king   twenty  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 弄 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 弄 is used 26 times, read 5 ways.
ロウ : 13 words FIND ALL
1. trifling with; toying with; playing with; making sport of; making fun of; leading around by the nose
2. tossing about (a ship)
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いじ : 9 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to touch; to tamper with  (often written with kana only)
2. to grope about; to feel for something  (often written with kana only; this meaning is restricted to reading まさぐる)
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もてあそ : 2 words FIND ALL
'bu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to play with (a toy, one's hair, etc.); to fiddle with
2. to toy with (one's emotions, etc.); to trifle with
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まさぐ (read as まさぐ) : 1 word FIND ALL
1. playing with something with one's fingers
2. searching with one's fingers (e.g. in the dark)
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いじく : 1 word FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to finger; to tamper (with)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2123  Key to Kanji:

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ロウ   tamper   もてあそ to play with   
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twenty; two hands   
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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   
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stick   
オウ    king   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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