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敢 means 'daring'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1909   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-35    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 23 words   Used in 46 names   Component in 16 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カン
Kun   えて   あえない   あえず
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⿰  ⿱   () below   ear   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 敢 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 敢 is used 18 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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カン : 14 words FIND ALL
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brave; heroic; gallant
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カン (read as がん) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 石敢當
noun
shigandang; stone tablet placed at a three-way street intersection (or dead end) to ward off evil spirits
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えて : 3 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: とりあえず
1. first of all; at once; right away  (often written with kana only)
2. for now; for the time being  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1106  Joy o' Kanji : 1106  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

カン    daring   
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ぼく strike   
カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
ジ   みみ ear   
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