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求 means 'request'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 526   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-13    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 46 words   Used in 155 words   Used in 82 names   Component in 16 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キュウ
Kun
   もとめる to request, want, demand
On   
Kun    もとむ to request, want, demand
⿱  ⿻   one   dot   water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 求 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 求 is used 149 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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キュウ : 121 words FIND ALL
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demand; firm request; requisition; requirement; desire
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グ : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
seeking for truth
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キュウ (read as ぎゅう) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
type of soft Japanese confectionery made with rice flour (somewhat similar to Turkish delight)  (see also: 求肥飴; orig. written as 牛皮)
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もとめる : 20 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to want; to wish for
2. to request; to demand
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Henshall: 478 (originally: 455)  Joy o' Kanji : 455  Key to Kanji: 190 

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キュウ   もとめる to request, want, demand   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
dot   
スイ   みず water   
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