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枕 means 'pillow'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1721   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-30    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 55 words   Used in 41 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
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   まくら pillow
On    チン   シン
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This wide-ranging essay examines literature over millennia, from ancient China to "The Pillow Book" to Basho and Soseki, plus the connections between pillows, travel, and poetry. The essay covers several types of pillows (e.g., those atop boxes, those you hug, and manly pillows), pillows as cures, pillow-flipping ghosts, figurative pillows (e.g., railroad ties!), a confection, and more.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 枕 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 枕 is used 52 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
bringing out the pillows and futon (in Zen Buddhism); sleeping  (Buddhist term)
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noun, noun (suffix)
1. pillow; bolster
2. introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story); lead-in
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lame   
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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