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怪 means 'skeptical'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1114   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 77 words   Used in 7 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   カイ   ケ
Kun
   あやしい suspicious-looking, dubious   あやしむ to be skeptical, to doubt
⿰   () heart   ground again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 怪 is used 9 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 怪 is used 74 times, read 3 ways.
カイ : 57 words FIND ALL
noun
monster
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ケ : 12 words FIND ALL
injury (to animate object); hurt  (often written with kana only)
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あやしい : 5 words FIND ALL
1. suspicious; dubious; doubtful; dodgy; suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation); dangerous (e.g. financial situation); ominous (e.g. weather); strange; shady; fishy  (this meaning is restricted to form 怪しい)
2. charming; bewitching; mysterious  (see also: いろっぽい)
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Henshall: 1061  Joy o' Kanji : 1061  Key to Kanji:

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カイ   ケ   skeptical   あやしい suspicious-looking, dubious   あやしむ to be skeptical, to doubt   
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シン   こころ heart   
ground again
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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また again   
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