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概 means 'approximate'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1411   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 56 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガイ
Kun    おおむ outline, condition, approximation, generally
  
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People caution against generalizing, but to hell with that! The kanji 概 invites us to speak in generalities. Learn to say "in general," "on the whole," and "as a rule." Find out how to make approximations and rough estimates. And get the big picture with terms for all types of overviews, including summaries of film plots, introductory courses, and concluding remarks at lectures.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 概 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 概 is used 54 times, read 2 ways.
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ガイ : 52 words FIND ALL
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noun
general idea; concept; notion
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おおむ : 2 words FIND ALL
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1. in general; generally; mostly; roughly; largely; mainly; on the whole; by and large  (often written with kana only)
noun
2. gist; point; main idea
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Henshall: 1072  Joy o' Kanji : 1072  Key to Kanji:

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ガイ    approximate   
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キ   すで already   
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not, nothing
ラ   リョウ   よ good   
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   
stick   
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