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暦 means 'calendar'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1787   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 82 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   レキ
Kun
   こよみ calendar
Kun    りゃく
  
Learn why Amazon describes a new calendar as 暦・暦. Find out about Japan's relatively recent switch to a solar calendar, an event that inspired a novel, manga, and movie! Learn to calculate age and the year in multiple ways, read about the significance of turning 60 in Japan, and learn about calendars for illiterates and flower calendars. Also see why one temple has 暦 in its name.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 暦
⿸   flax; flux   sun; day  
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 passing of time  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 暦 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 暦 is used 81 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
レキ : 52 words FIND ALL
noun
1. Christian Era; CE; anno domini; AD
2. Western (Gregorian) calendar
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りゃく : 16 words FIND ALL
noun
Chouryaku era (1037.4.21-1040.11.10)
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こよみ : 3 words FIND ALL
noun, suffix
calendar; almanac  (see also: カレンダー; れき when a suffix)
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こよみ (read as ごよみ) : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
small calendar (or almanac) affixed to a pillar or wall  (see also: 綴暦)
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Henshall: 1927  Joy o' Kanji : 1927  Key to Kanji:

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レキ   こよみ calendar   
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マ   flax; flux   あさ flax, hemp   
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リン   wood; trees   はやし wood   
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モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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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   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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stick   
广
stony cliff
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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