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湿 means 'damp'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1638   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 54    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 70 words   Used in 50 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シツ
Kun
   しめ to be/become damp   しめ to moisten
On    シュウ
Kun    うるお   うるお
     
⿰   () water   when the sun is almost lined up  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 湿 is used 3 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 湿 is used 70 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
シツ : 43 words FIND ALL
noun
level of humidity
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シツ (read as しっ) : 13 words FIND ALL
noun
moisture; humidity; dampness
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しめ : 14 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be wet; to become wet; to be damp; to be moist
2. to be in low spirits; to feel depressed  (often as 湿って or 湿った; this meaning is restricted to reading しめる)
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Henshall: 1333  Joy o' Kanji : 1333  Key to Kanji:

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湿
シツ   damp   しめ to be/become damp   しめ to moisten   
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4
when the sun is almost lined up
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
1
almost lined up
スイ   みず water   
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