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朔 means 'first day of the month'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 3113   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-9    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 15 words   Used in 110 names   Component in 8 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
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   ついたち first day of the month
On    サク
Name    たち
⿰   grass sprout   month; moon  
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朔 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 朔 is used 9 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
1. new moon  (astronomy, etc. term)
2. first day of the lunar month
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Most common form: 一日
noun
1. first day of the month  (usu. 一日 or 1日)
2. first ten days of the lunar month  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading ついたち)
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ついたち first day of the month   
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ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
grass sprout
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grass   
sprout (ie, new shoot of a plant)   
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