急 means 'hurry'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 406   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-7    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 12    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 136 words   Used in 247 words   Used in 90 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   いそ to hurry
Kun    いそ   せかす to urge on
⿳   () corner   () yo = to yell / say hi   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 急 is used 18 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 急 is used 243 times, read 4 ways.
キュウ : 214 words FIND ALL
1. urgent; sudden; abrupt
2. sharp; steep; precipitous
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いそ : 18 words FIND ALL
'gu' godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
to hurry; to rush; to hasten; to make something happen sooner
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かす : 10 words FIND ALL
to hurry; to urge on
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いそ (read as いそぎ) : 1 word FIND ALL
fast pace; quick pace
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An additional 争 less common words include 急 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 272 (originally: 254)  Joy o' Kanji : 254  Key to Kanji: 188 

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キュウ   いそ to hurry   
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シン   こころ heart   
yo = to yell / say hi
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