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憧 means 'yearn for'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 2155   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 4 words   Used in 24 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショウ
Kun
   あこがれる to yearn for, long for
On    トウ   ドウ
This kanji enables us to talk about people we find hot, the professionals we admire, and the celebrities we worship. We can also use it to convey our yearning for a lifestyle (urban or rural), our dreams for the future (and how differs in this respect), and our longing for the past. See how the Japanese freely coin terms with 憧, leaving even native speakers uncertain about the yomi.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 憧
⿰   () heart   child  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 憧 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 憧 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
ショウ : 1 word FIND ALL
longing; aspiration
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あこがれる : 3 words FIND ALL
yearning; longing; aspiration
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2033  Key to Kanji:

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ショウ   あこがれる to yearn for, long for   
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5
ドウ   わらべ a child   
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4
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
2
リ   さと village   
4
シン   こころ heart   
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