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慎 means 'discreet'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1407   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 283 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シン
Kun
   つつし to be discreet, to be modest, to be restrained
Kun    つつし   つつし
Name    ちか   のり   まこと   みつ
     
⿰   () heart   truth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 慎 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 慎 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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シン : 11 words FIND ALL
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careful; cautious; prudent; discreet; deliberate  (opposite: 軽率)
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シン (read as じん) : 2 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 用心
care; precaution; guarding; caution
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つつし : 4 words FIND ALL
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'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to be careful; to be discreet  (usu. 慎む)
2. to do in moderation; to refrain (from overdoing); to abstain  (usu. 慎む)
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Henshall: 1442  Joy o' Kanji : 1442  Key to Kanji:

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シン   discreet   つつし to be discreet, to be modest, to be restrained   
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heart
シン   truth   ま exactly; deep   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
table
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