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渇 means 'thirsty'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2163   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-41    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 22 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カツ
Kun
   かわ to be / become thirsty
  
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This kanji is both about having insufficient amounts of things (whether water, money, love, or phosphorus) and thirsting for them physically or psychologically. Learn to say, “I’m hungry and thirsty,” “Eating spicy food makes you thirsty,” “I satisfied my craving for nature,” and “Our people thirst for independence.” Also find out which verb quenches thirst and learn how to paint with a dry brush.
⿰   () water  ⿱   sun; day   fragrant  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 渇 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 渇 is used 21 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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カツ : 11 words FIND ALL
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craving; longing; thirsting
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カツ (read as かっ) : 7 words FIND ALL
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noun
water shortage
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かわ : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
thirst
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カツ   thirsty   かわ to be / become thirsty   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
にお fragrant   にお to be fragrant   
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さじ spoon   
スイ   みず water   
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