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惰 means 'laziness'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 2839   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-49    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 9 words   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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Find out how social critics view the fierce work ethic in Japan (some finding it lacking!), and see why the Japanese disdain idleness. Learn to say “His idle lifestyle ruined him,” “He was lazy and irresponsible,” and “Break out of the inertia in your life.” Discover how 惰 and another laziness kanji differ in nuance. See what it means to “devour lazy sleep.” And learn a fun term for a lazy animal.
⿰   () heart  ⿱   left   month; moon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 惰 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 惰 is used 9 times, read 1 way.
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noun
indolence; inactivity
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Henshall: 1540  Joy o' Kanji : 1540  Key to Kanji:

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ダ    laziness   
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シン   こころ heart   
サ   ひだり left   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
コウ   ク    work   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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