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弊 means 'abuse'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 2332   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-44    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 17 words   Used in 32 words   Used in 7 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ヘイ
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Japan may pride itself on its long traditions and conservative ways. But armed with 弊, people criticize antiquated thinking and talk about abandoning customs. The same kanji enables the Japanese to discuss exhaustion and worn-out objects. Despite all this negativity, people commonly use 弊 for upbeat statements such as “Thank you for your interest in our company.”
⿱   dilapidated   twenty  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 弊 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 弊 is used 30 times, read 1 way.
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exhaustion; impoverishment; ruin
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Henshall: 1779  Joy o' Kanji : 1779  Key to Kanji:

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ヘイ    abuse   
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dilapidated   
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ぼく strike   
ragged   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
wide
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   
stick   
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