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憬 means 'yearn for'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 3278   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-50    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 2 words   Used in 3 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケイ
Kun    あこがれる to yearn for
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Our kanji will fill you with yearning, pining, and adoration. You can use it in a highbrow way when describing deep stirrings of the spirit and the life you long to have, or you can use it to talk about people you idolize or find hot. Learn about a festival featuring bamboo lanterns, illuminated buildings, and a "Path of Yearning." See how much 憬 shares with and how little sets them apart.
⿰   () heart   scenery  
 yearn for  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 憬 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 憬 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
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longing; aspiration
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Most common form: 憧れ
yearning; longing; aspiration
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1997  Key to Kanji:

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ケイ   yearn for
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ケイ   scenery
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
キョウ   ケイ    capital   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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