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挨 means 'push open'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1416   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   アイ
Kun    ひら approach, draw near, push open
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Manners are paramount in Japan, and 挨 has to do with the right words said at the right time (though it originally represented rude behavior!). See how 挨 relates to greeting and parting from others, apologies, expressions of sympathy, speeches, the yakuza, visiting relatives, Zen dialogues, writing letters, and more. Also learn why you might give toilet paper as a gift!
⿰   () hand   private arrow  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 挨 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 挨 is used 13 times, read 2 ways.
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アイ : 12 words FIND ALL
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1. greeting; greetings; salutation; salute; polite set phrase used when meeting or parting from somebody
2. polite set phrase used to express apology, sympathy, congratulations, etc.
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ひら : 1 word FIND ALL
to open
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1496  Key to Kanji:

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アイ    to push open   
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ム   private
シ   や arrow   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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