朱 means 'scarlet'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1539   JLPT: N1    Ring: 6    Set: 11    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 45 words   Used in 587 names   Component in 5 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    あけ vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody
Name    あ   あか   あき   す
⿻  𠂉 () man   tree  
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朱 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 朱 is used 40 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
シュ : 33 words FIND ALL
thick red ink (used for signature seals); red ink pad; vermillion ink; cinnabar ink
あけ : 2 words FIND ALL
1. scarlet; red
2. blood  (see also: 朱に染まる)
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す: 2 words. FIND ALL
1. Vermilion Bird (god said to rule over the southern heavens)  (see also: 四神)
2. seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the southern heavens  (see also: 二十八宿; astronomy, etc. term)
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あか: 3 words. FIND ALL
2. Red (i.e. communist)
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Henshall: 1346  Joy o' Kanji : 1346  Key to Kanji:

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シュ    scarlet   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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