愁 means 'distress'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2312   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-44    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 29 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   うれ distress   うれえる to be distressed
⿱   autumn   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 愁 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 愁 is used 26 times, read 2 ways.
シュウ : 21 words FIND ALL
nostalgia; homesickness
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うれ : 5 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 憂い
1. sorrow; grief; anguish; distress
2. trouble; affliction; anxiety; fear; misgivings
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An additional 2 less common words include 愁 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1357  Joy o' Kanji : 1357  Key to Kanji:

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シュウ   うれ distress   うれえる to be distressed   
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シュウ   あき autumn   
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カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
シン   こころ heart   
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