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焦 means 'impatience'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1454   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 41 words   Used in 63 words   Used in 7 names   Component in 18 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ショウ
Kun
   あせ to be impatient   げる to be burned, to be scorched   がす to burn, to scorch   がれる to yearn for, to be in love with
Kun   れる to be impatient   じれったい vexing, irritating
⿱   little bird   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 焦 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 焦 is used 62 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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ショウ : 32 words FIND ALL
1
focus (e.g. photographic); focal point
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げる : 23 words FIND ALL
2
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to burn; to scorch; to singe; to char
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あせ : 3 words FIND ALL
3
noun
impatience
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2
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to tease; to peeve; to play cat and mouse with; to keep (someone) in suspense; to irritate  (often written with kana only)
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げる (read as こげ) : 1 word FIND ALL
4
Most common form: きな臭い
1. burning or scorched smell
2. imminent military action
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Henshall: 1404  Joy o' Kanji : 1404  Key to Kanji:

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ショウ   impatience   あせ to be impatient   こげる to be burned, to be scorched   こがす to burn, to scorch   こがれる to yearn for, to be in love with   
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little bird
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fire
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