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微 means 'minute, slight'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 866   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 92 words   Used in 142 words   Used in 46 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ビ
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Kun    かす faint, weak
Name   
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Right side exists as a rare kanji, 𣁋, with similar meaning, which was part of original etymology but is no longer used in its own right.
⿲   step  ⿱   mountain   one pair of legs   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 微 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 微 is used 127 times, read 3 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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1. delicate; subtle; sensitive
2. difficult; delicate (situation); complicated
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unspeakably wonderful; sublime; exquisite; marvelous  (archaic)
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1. faint; dim; weak; slight; vague; indistinct; hazy  (often written with kana only)
2. poor; wretched; meagre; meager; scanty  (often written with kana only)
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'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to smile
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Henshall: 1735  Joy o' Kanji : 1735  Key to Kanji:

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ビ   minute, slight
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step
one pair of legs
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
legs
ぼく strike   
サン   やま mountain   
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