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攻 means 'attack'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 698   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-4    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 50 words   Used in 128 words   Used in 19 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コウ
Kun
   める to launch an attack
Name    おさむ
⿰   work   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 攻 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 攻 is used 123 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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コウ : 96 words FIND ALL
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1. attack; strike; offensive  (see also: 守備)
2. criticism; censure; denunciation; condemnation
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める : 19 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. attack; offence; offense
2. dominant partner of a homosexual relationship  (see also: タチ, 受け; often written with kana only; colloquialism)
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める (read as ぜ) : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
taking to the field first  (baseball term)
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Henshall: 1247  Joy o' Kanji : 1247  Key to Kanji: 325 

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コウ   attack   せめる to launch an attack   
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コウ   ク    work   
ぼく strike   
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