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描 means 'draw'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 678   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-4    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 53 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ビョウ
Kun
     えが to draw, depict, portray
⿰   () hand   seedling  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 描 is used 4 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 描 is used 51 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ビョウ : 26 words FIND ALL
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depiction; description; portrayal
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: 14 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 絵かき
noun
1. painter; artist
2. drawing pictures; doodling; painting
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えが : 8 words FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to draw; to paint; to sketch  (see also: 書く)
2. to depict; to describe  (this meaning is restricted to reading えがく)
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(read as が) : 3 words FIND ALL
rough sketch used as a guideline for a picture  (see also: 下書き)
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Henshall: 1741  Joy o' Kanji : 1741  Key to Kanji:

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ビョウ   か    えが to draw, depict, portray   
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ビョウ   なわ-    なえ seedling   
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grass   
デン   た rice field   
hand
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