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拭 means 'wipe'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1510   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-23    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 26 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショク
Kun
   ぬぐ to wipe, to get rid of    to wipe, to dry
On    シキ
⿰   () hand   ceremony  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 拭 is used 3 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 拭 is used 25 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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ショク : 1 word FIND ALL
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wiping out; sweeping away
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シキ : 1 word FIND ALL
bed bath; sponge bath; blanket bath; toilet
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Most common form: ふく
'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
to wipe; to dry
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ぬぐ : 6 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to wipe
2. to get rid of; to eliminate (e.g. one's shame); to remove (e.g. an impression); to erase
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(read as ぶ) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun (suffix)
1. cleaner; wiper; eraser; cloth  (see also: 汗拭き)
2. cleaning; wiping; polishing  (see also: 窓拭き)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2034  Key to Kanji:

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ショク   ぬぐ to wipe, to get rid of   ふ to wipe, to dry   
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シキ    ceremony, method, style   
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コウ   ク    work; construction; craft   
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