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枕 means 'pillow'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1721   JLPT: N1    Ring: 6    Set: 13    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 54 words   Used in 41 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   まくら pillow
On    チン   シン
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.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 枕
⿰   tree   () lame  
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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.
チン : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
bringing out the pillows and futon (in Zen Buddhism); sleeping  (Buddhist term)
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まくら : 46 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
1. pillow; bolster
2. introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story); lead-in
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2115  Key to Kanji:

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まくら pillow   
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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 man   
stick   
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