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死 means 'death'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 169   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-5    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 9    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 173 words   Used in 409 words   Used in 21 names   Component in 7 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シ
Kun
   die
Kun   に-
⿸   death   spoon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 死 is used 19 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 死 is used 397 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
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godan verb, irregular nu verb, intransitive verb
1. to die; to pass away  (sensitive)
2. to lose spirit; to lose vigor; to look dead
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シ (read as じ) : 19 words FIND ALL
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death from cold; freezing to death  (sensitive)
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Henshall: 302 (originally: 286)  Joy o' Kanji : 286  Key to Kanji: 423 

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シ   death   し die   
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death
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
さじ spoon   
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