朽 means 'decay'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 2320   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-44    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 39 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ちる to decay, rot
Name    くつ
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Learn how to marvel that a work of art will last forever, saying things like “This film is a timeless masterpiece” and “He wrote enduring poems.” Also find out how to talk about dilapidated buildings. And see how the Japanese refer to rotting wood and how they would say, “There is nothing that does not decay” and “The wooden boat was so rotten that people assumed it would sink.”
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 朽 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 朽 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
キュウ : 11 words FIND ALL
everlasting; immortal; eternal; immortality; imperishable
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ちる : 3 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to rot; to decay
2. to die in obscurity
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An additional 3 less common words include 朽 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1150  Joy o' Kanji : 1150  Key to Kanji:

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キュウ   くちる to decay, rot   
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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   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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