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懐 means 'nostalgic'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 1178   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 59 words   Used in 92 words   Used in 43 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カイ
Kun
   なつかしむ to look back nostalgically   なつかしい nostalgic   なつける to win over, to endear   なつ to get attached to   ふところ bosom; purse; pocket
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Kun    なずける   いだ   おも
Name    かね
  
The right hand side is originally descended from , a rare component used in two Joyo ( and 懐).
⿰   () heart  ⿳   ten   () net   clothes  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 懐 is used 10 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 懐 is used 89 times, read 6 ways (with 1 variation).
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カイ : 50 words FIND ALL
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recollection
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ふところ : 22 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. bosom; bust
2. (breast) pocket; purse; handbag
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なつかしむ : 12 words FIND ALL
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dear; desired; missed  (see also: 懐く)
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ふところ (read as ぶところ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
inside pocket; bosom; real intention
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おも : 1 word FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to think; to consider; to believe  (想う has connotations of heart-felt)
2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
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いだ : 1 word FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to embrace; to hold in the arms (e.g. a baby); to hug
2. to harbour (e.g. grudge); to harbor; to bear; to have (e.g. ambition); to entertain (e.g. hope, suspicion)  (this meaning is restricted to reading いだく)
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なずける : 1 word FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to tame
2. to win over
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Henshall: 1067  Joy o' Kanji : 1067  Key to Kanji:

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カイ   なつかしむ to look back nostalgically   なつかしい nostalgic   なつける to win over, to endear   なつ to get attached to   ふところ bosom; purse; pocket   
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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   
net
イ   ころも clothes   
シン   こころ heart   
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