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弱 means 'weak'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 895   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-10    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 44    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 78 words   Used in 159 words   Used in 2 names   Component in 10 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ジャク
Kun
   よわ weak   よわ to weaken, to be troubled   よわまる to weaken, to abate   よわめる to weaken, to break the force of
⿰  ⿹   bow   () ice  ⿹   bow   () ice  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 弱 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 弱 is used 155 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ジャク : 93 words FIND ALL
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noun
weak point; weakness; shortcoming; defect; flaw; sore spot; tender spot  (see also: 短所)
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ジャク (read as じゃっ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. aged 20
2. youthfulness
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よわ : 56 words FIND ALL
2
weak; frail; delicate; tender; unskilled; weak (wine)
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Henshall: 154 (originally: 138)  Joy o' Kanji : 138  Key to Kanji: 469 

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ジャク   よわ weak   よわ to weaken, to be troubled   よわまる to weaken, to abate   よわめる to weaken, to break the force of   
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double bow; strong   
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キュウ   ゆみ a bow   
ウ   はね feather   わ counter for birds   
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