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曲 means 'melody' or 'curve'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 734   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-17    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 30    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 83 words   Used in 277 words   Used in 293 names   Component in 49 kanji (8 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   キョク
Kun
   がる to curve, to bend (intr)   げる to twist (tr)
Kun    くま
Name    まがた
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 曲 is used 13 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 曲 is used 249 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
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キョク : 208 words FIND ALL
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composition; setting (of music)
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キョク (read as きょっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
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misconstruction; distortion; misinterpretation; misunderstanding
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キョク (read as ぎょく) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
songs with samisen accompaniment; musical performance
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くま : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: くま
noun
1. corner; nook; recess
2. a shadow; a shade
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がる : 35 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to bend; to curve; to warp; to wind; to twist
2. to turn  (see also: 折れる)
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がる (read as まがり) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 279 (originally: 261)  Joy o' Kanji : 261  Key to Kanji: 223 

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キョク   melody; curve   まがる to curve, to bend (intr)   まげる to twist (tr)   
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