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弥 means 'increasingly'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 909   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 31 words   Used in 49 words   Used in 1920 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   increasingly
On    ミ   ビ
Kun    いや   や   あまねし   いよいよ   とおい   ひさし   ひさしい   わた
Name    わたる   みつ   ひろ   よ
  
⿰   bow   small man  
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弥 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 弥 is used 44 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
ミ : 19 words FIND ALL
noun
1. Amitabha (Buddha); Amida  (Buddhist term)
2. ghostleg lottery; ladder lottery; lottery in which participants trace a line across a lattice pattern to determine the winner  (see also: 阿弥陀籤; often written with kana only; abbreviation)
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ビ : 4 words FIND ALL
pervasion
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や : 12 words FIND ALL
noun
showman; charlatan; faker; quack
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いや : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
1. third month of the lunar calendar  (obsolete term)
2. thick growth (of grass, etc.)  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading いやおい)
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よ: 4 words. FIND ALL
1. more and more; increasingly  (see also: 愈々; archaic)
2. extremely; very  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading いや)
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small man
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
キュウ   ゆみ a bow   
5
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