Components

擦 means 'chafe'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 1795   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-32    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 48 words   Used in 95 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サツ
Kun
   to chafe, rub   れる to wear out, to be rubbed
Kun    こす to rub   こすれる to be rubbed   -ず
⿰   () hand   surmise  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 擦 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 擦 is used 85 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
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サツ : 25 words FIND ALL
0
friction; rubbing; rubdown; chafe
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サツ (read as さっ) : 5 words FIND ALL
3 0
noun
abrasion; scratch
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: 30 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to rub; to chafe; to strike (match); to file; to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match); to forfeit; to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
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(read as ず) : 15 words FIND ALL
0 4
noun
shoe sore; foot blister (caused by shoes)
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こす : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
rubbing; scrubbing; scraping
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(read as すり) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
1. fire alarm ringing continuously to warn that a fire is extremely near  (see also: 擦り半鐘)
2. sound as produced by this alarm
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Henshall: 1306  Joy o' Kanji : 1306  Key to Kanji:

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サツ   す to chafe, rub   すれる to wear out, to be rubbed   
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サツ    surmise, inspect   
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サイ   まつ festival   まつ to deify, enshrine   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
ニク body part   
また again   
roof   
hand
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