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折 means 'break'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 823   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 84 words   Used in 191 words   Used in 498 names   Component in 3 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セツ
Kun
   to break, fold   おり opportunity; fold   れる to break (intr), be folded, yield
On    シャク
Kun      -お
Name    せき
⿰   () hand   axe  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 折 is used 12 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 折 is used 180 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
セツ : 40 words FIND ALL
bone fracture
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セツ (read as せっ) : 14 words FIND ALL
compromise; cross; blending; eclecticism
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シャク (read as じゃく) : 1 word FIND ALL
preaching down; breaking down somebody's false beliefs through confrontation (in order to convert them to the right faith)  (Buddhist term)
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おり : 21 words FIND ALL
noun
1. opportunity; chance; occasion; time  (esp. 折)
noun, counter
2. fold; pleat; crease  (esp. 折り)
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: 103 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to break; to fracture; to break off; to snap off; to pick (e.g. flowers)
2. to fold; to bend
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せき: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. analysis; analytical study
2. parsing; parse
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Henshall: 551 (originally: 522)  Joy o' Kanji : 522  Key to Kanji: 621 

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セツ   お to break, fold   おり opportunity; fold   おれる to break (intr), be folded, yield   
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キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
シュ   て hand   
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