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消 means 'extinguish'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 389   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 165 words   Used in 270 words   Used in 22 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショウ
Kun
   to extinguish   える to go out
⿰   () water   resemble  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 消 is used 19 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 消 is used 265 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
ショウ : 197 words FIND ALL
consumption; expenditure
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: 46 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to erase; to delete; to cross out
2. to turn off power
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2
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える : 13 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to go out; to vanish; to disappear
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える (read as ぎ) : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
1. going out (e.g. of a fire); dying out
2. fizzling out; falling through; coming to nothing
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(read as げ) : 3 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to be very surprised; to be flabbergasted  (see also: たまげる; often written with kana only)
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(read as けし) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
postmark; (postal) cancellation mark
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Henshall: 332 (originally: 316)  Joy o' Kanji : 316  Key to Kanji: 536 

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ショウ   け to extinguish   きえる to go out   
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ショウ    resemble   
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small
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
スイ   みず water   
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