弔 means 'mourn'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 2593   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-48    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 34 names   Component in 19 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   mourning   とむら to mourn, condole
Kun    とぶら
⿻   bow   stick  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 弔 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 弔 is used 28 times, read 2 ways.
チョウ : 22 words FIND ALL
condolence call
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とむら : 6 words FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to mourn for; to condole with (family, etc.)
2. to hold a memorial service (for)
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Henshall: 1588  Joy o' Kanji : 1588  Key to Kanji:

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チョウ    mourning   とむら to mourn, condole   
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キュウ   ゆみ a bow   
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