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徐 means 'gradually'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1738   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-30    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 9 words   Used in 19 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジョ
Kun    おもむろに suddenly; slowly, gently
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Learn to read signs about slowing down, and discover who the target audience is. Find out how to say, “She gradually became arrogant,” “I was nervous at first but gradually relaxed,” “The city plan is gradually getting under way,” and “The number of people who prefer to marry late is gradually increasing.” Learn a word that can mean both “quickly” and “slowly,” prompting confusion!
⿰   step   surplus; left over; extra  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 徐 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 徐 is used 9 times, read 2 ways.
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ジョ : 8 words FIND ALL
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1. gradually; steadily; quietly; slowly; little by little
2. soon
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おもむろに : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: おもむろに
1. suddenly; abruptly  (often written with kana only)
2. deliberately; slowly; gently  (original meaning; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1385  Joy o' Kanji : 1385  Key to Kanji:

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ジョ    gradually   
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ヨ   surplus; left over; extra   あま to leave over   あま to be left over   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ウ    from   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
hook
katakana 'ha'; eight
step
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