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毒 means 'poison'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1123   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-15    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 48    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 66 words   Used in 191 words   Used in 22 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
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⿱   () master   () mother  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 毒 is used 4 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 毒 is used 186 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
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noun
1. poison; toxicant
2. harm; evil influence  (see also: 目の毒, 毒する)
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ドク (read as どっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
toxification; turning toxic; turning poisonous
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Henshall: 588 (originally: 559)  Joy o' Kanji : 559  Key to Kanji: 823 

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ドク    poison   
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シュ   ぬし    あるじ master, proprietor, owner   
ボ   はは mother   
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