拙 means 'bungling'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1783   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-31    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   つたな bungling, clumsy, unskillful
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With 拙, you can condemn art as crude, writing as unsophisticated, foreign policy as unskillful, and yourself as incompetent. But 拙 isn’t only about impossibly high standards. The essay shows that speed sometimes matters more than good results. Of course, maybe others won't see your shoddy work that way. Conveniently, the essay also teaches you to say, “I’m screwed!”
⿰   () hand   go out  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 拙 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 拙 is used 28 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
セツ (read as せっ) : 13 words FIND ALL
hasty; rough and ready
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セツ : 13 words FIND ALL
unskillful; childish; immature; naive; artless; clumsy; crude
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つたな : 2 words FIND ALL
1. poor-quality; shoddy; crude  (often written with kana only)
2. unskillful; inexpert; maladroit; inept; foolish; clumsy  (see also: 不味い)
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Henshall: 1487  Joy o' Kanji : 1487  Key to Kanji:

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セツ    bungling   つたな bungling, clumsy, unskillful   
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シュツ   スイ   だ to take out, to put out   で to go out, to exit   
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