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怨 means 'grudge'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 2033   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-39    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 27 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   エン   オン
On    ウン
Kun    うら   うらみ   うらめしい
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From the Japanese perspective, those who carry grudges into the afterlife (including emperors!) become vengeful, troublemaking ghosts. Find out about that and how to drive nails into an effigy to lay a curse on someone. Also learn to say, “He has a grudge against you,” “The resentment runs deep,” “He seems to have it in for me,” and “The cockroach and centipede are my sworn enemies.”
⿱   at night you seal   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 怨 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 怨 is used 25 times, read 3 ways.
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エン : 12 words FIND ALL
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noun
enmity; grudge
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オン : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
grudge; malice; hatred
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うら : 7 words FIND ALL
expression
it is easier to blame than do better; instead of resenting others, resent yourself  (proverb)
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エン   オン    grudge   
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at night you seal
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
seal
シン   こころ heart   
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