往 means 'journey'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1285   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-17    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 48 words   Used in 71 words   Used in 79 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    いにしえ   い   さき   ゆ
Name    みち
⿰   step   master  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 往 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 往 is used 71 times, read 3 ways.
オウ : 61 words FIND ALL
1. making a round trip; going and returning; coming and going
2. round-trip ticket; return ticket  (see also: 往復切符; abbreviation)
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olden-day; hidden in the past
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round trip
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Henshall: 652 (originally: 623)  Joy o' Kanji : 623  Key to Kanji: 59 

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オウ    journey   
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シュ   ス   master   ぬし landlord   おも main   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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